TASTING NOTES: A very complex wine; rich combination of fruit and oak. On the nose, red berries, black berries, smoke and toasted aromas come through. Juicy on the palate, with cherry and chocolate notes in combination with toasted oak. This wine is well structured and full-bodied with smooth tannins and a long finish. TECHNICAL NOTES: Fermentation container: Stainless steel tanks - Length of alcoholic fermentation: 7-10 days - Fermentation temperature: 79 °F - Maceration technique: Racking and Pumpovers - Length of maceration: 10-12 days - Malolactic fermentation: Yes - Type of aging container: Stainless steel tanks - Length of aging before bottling: 12 months - Length of bottle aging: 3 months.