Ruby red colour with garnet hues; intense, elegant bouquet with hints of raspberry preserve, resin and tar and suggestions of dried flowers (roses and violets) and of cloves; dry, firm, balanced flavour with a distinctive, lingering aftertaste of prunes and toasted almonds.
Vivid ruby colour, with orange tints; heady bouquet of considerable finesse with hints of plums, mulberries, roses and dried violets, backed by pleasing suggestions of resin and spices (cloves, cinnamon); dry, very savoury, rather tannic flavour with an elegant, lingering aftertaste of toasted hazelnuts.
Deep ruby red in colour tending to brown around the edges. Displays a rich, fruity bouquet with overtones of nutmeg. The palate is smooth, austere, full and dry with a touch of sweetness in the nutty, caramel finish.