A muscular, rich wine, this opens with heady, almost raisiny red-berry fruit, with licorice, earthy herbs and spices, touches of floral notes and vanillin oak. Tannins are chewy and drying, showing a good lick of oak along with the ripe fruit. There's a likability about the fruit profile, though, that suggests that time in bottle might offer lots of interest and drinkability in future. Drink. CHRISTINA PICKARD
Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM associates the lung/large intestine energy system with the season of Autumn. Our lungs and immune system experience a particular vulnerability at that time also with cold, dry weather or non-nourishing foods.
Traditional Chinese Medicine’s (TCM) theory teaches that we are part of Nature and are made up of her elements: Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal. Each element has corresponding organ systems and their functions. The Five Elements is an ancient elaboration of the endocrine system.