Attractive crimson depth with a purple hue on the rim. Generous ripe strawberry and raspberry fruit on the nose brushed with dark chocolate and caramel hints. Plush and juicy on entry with an ample mouthful of juicy fruit well supported by soft, ripe tannins and discreet oak spice finishing with soft sleek cherry and berry flavors. Soft and fruity allowing immediate easy social enjoyment on its own or with smoked spicy sausages, meaty pasta dishes, lamb chops or cottage pie. Drinking at its best within 3 years of vintage.