deep ruby. Medium complexity. Medium plus tannin, acidity, body, and length. High alcohol. Nose: black forest cake, strawberry, black cherry, baking spices, chocolate, rhubarb, coffee, vanilla, cinnamon, green pepper, and jalapeños. Palate: fresher plum, strawberry, cooked cherry, fig, chocolate, baking spices, and green pepper.
Each season has its pleasures and presents an opportunity to build health and enhance longevity. Enjoying sunshine and leisurely outdoor meals with family are great in summer. However intense heat and air pollution dry our throat, irritate eyes and aggravate feverish conditions and hot tempers. Rich eating and drinking provoke hangovers.