Deep ruby red in colour. Complex on the nose with marked overtones of over-ripe but still crunchy and juicy red fruit, spicy notes (pepper and cloves) followed by mineral nuances and a pleasantly persistent hint of tobacco on the finish. A full-bodied wine but with great finesse and balance.
Its structure makes it the perfect companion to autumnal and winter dishes such as braised beef, stews, and roasts, especially game. It pairs superbly with matured cheeses and traditional first courses such as risotto with Amarone.