Color: dark red, with a slight purple tint. Aroma: above medium intensity, ripe berry, with tones of black cherry, black currant, blackberry, light shades of licorice, ground pepper, spices. Taste: dry, lush berry, with medium acidity, tones of blackberries, black currants, cherries, licorice, spices, silk tannins. Long-lasting, berry aftertaste. Gastronomy: spicy grilled poultry, pork, beef, lamb dishes, seasoned cheeses.