APPEARANCE Dark cherry-red with hints of copper. AROMA Dry fruits, raisins, cherries with boosting mellow bitter spices. TASTE Wide arrays of wine, red fruit, and spices, with a pleasant, lingering bitter finish.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - Cherry juice color. Aromatically, there are layer upon layer of pepper, ginger root, anise, fennel, star fruit fragrances that are integrated and tart. Flavor profile is highly botantical, root-like, vegetal, herbal (sage, thyme), mildly fruity and ripe. Sensationally savory and tasty. Balanced and ripe. Chairman’s Trophy, Great Value (Jun 2014)