Transforms the glass it fills into a brilliant, albeit giant garnet gemstone. Aromas of bittersweet cocoa, dried tart cherries & potting soil drift from glass to nose. The hot tip from the nose puts the mouth on the lookout for these characters... and the mouth finds (most of) them. The cherries sitting on the front of the palate tethered by a vanillin filament to the cocoa hanging out on the back. Mildly spicy, cleansing tannin leaves a thin clearcoat on the tongue. Answers to the dining dilema: noodles, crispy duck on those noodles, crispy fried chicken of the Asian or southern American persuasion, crispy adorable fried bunny rabbits, cultured butter spread on crusty bread, thin slices of ham, thin slices of any other cured meat, wood fired red sauced & sausaged pizza.