The nose starts with crushed red stone fruits and violet petals with scents of potpourri. As the wine warms and opens, this defines more as dried rosemary and thyme. There is a back scent of minerality with a swipe of rust. The flavors are juicy and tart, mirroring the stone fruit, with the addition of dried cranberry. The flavors persist with enough tannin to clear the palate for the next bite or sip. Acidity leads the finish, making the wine mouthwatering, all the while still carrying the fruit flavor, anise and typical graphite notes.