Inky black in the glass. Aromas of violet, chocolate, licorice, graphite and deep dark fruit. Bold and powerful flavors of blackberry, blueberry, smoke flavors abound. Mouth coating tannin on the finish is well balanced with the acid and bodes well for aging 20 years or more. A cool climate Petite Sirah that shows that the grape can make complex and elegant wines for the cellar.