Rich magenta hue in the glass. Nose opens with abundant floral notes of hibiscus, dried rose petals, and violet followed by fruit notes of black plum, blackberry, and dried orange peels. Nose finishes with fresh cut wood/sawdust, fir balsam, and a hint of tangy soy/umami. Medium-plus palate layered with bramble fruit up front, leading into dried herbs, exotic spices, and dusty earth. Long finish with well-balanced acid and tannins. Drink now through 2028.
Winemaker Notes: “Climbing rose, musk, myrrh, fresh English lavender, citrus, sweet clove, dark black fruits, Asian apple, hibiscus, candied apple, apricot taffy, morning garden, forest bramble.”