Deep ruby red color with tawny hues. Fruit-driven nose with hints of tobacco and cocoa. Juicy palate with black fruit, black olive paste and sweet smoke. Smooth tannins and well-integrated oak. Medium to long finish.
Maturation for 16 months in 300Lt barrels
95% French oak (30% new – 70% 2nd and 3rd fill)- 5% American oak (100% 2nd and 3rd fill)
Further ageing in the bottle before release.
“Tart and taut, with bright to bursting red fruit and tones off the proverbial Naoussa charts. Quite wildly composed, with berries from the woods, smoky underbrush and a forest floor undertone. Resin, leather and respect. Drink 2016-2019. Tasted July 2016”