Dark core with a crimson/purple rim. Lively Satsuma plums entice the nose with a mix of mulberry and blackberry. Florals of lavender and herbs are noted with the usual suspects of mixed spices, black pepper and star anise. With juicy forest fruits upfront it has a delicate nature with an unassuming powerful side. Lingering spice compliments the solid back palate, finishing with fine grain tannins.