A much darker wine, saturated blue, purple color. On the nose, greater density and texture with elements of smoke, leather, earth and dusty plumâ€¦ almost a hint of evergreen. The tannins are quite strong and at the moment the wine needs time to pull together. Later on, a deep violet bouquet, dry tannins present at first but you sense a core of dark and leathery fruit beneath. Going further, there is deep brooding fruit and tea leaf aromatics, very tannic, and then the wine opens up to reveal grainy texture with a chocolate componentâ€¦. needs time to evolve.