This is a deep ruby red wine, that is med/full-bodied, has medium acidity, and lively tannins. On the nose, ripened strawberries are immediately noticed, with some leathery and cigar box. On the palate, red cherries, red currants, and pomegranate flavors come through. Dark cocoa and coffee traits also coat the palate, giving it a silky texture, and the long finish. overall, well structured and ready to drink.
Pairings: cheese: Manchego, Pecorino Toscano, Roncal ( sheep milk based ), Lasagna, pizza and dishes with tomato-based sauces, Barbecue grilled – meats, smoky dishes. grilled sardines, grits, polenta, and dishes with corn as a major ingredient, and portuguese style bean stew, mahican food such as tacos, nachos, burritos, and chile rellenos.