This is a blend of Shiraz, Pinot Noir, Grenache and Cabernet Sauvignon. The first thing you notice about the wine is it’s deep, garnet red color. It gives off aromas of new wood, a tiny bit of smoke and even some strawberry. The taste starts out as bright strawberry and sweet cherry jam. It opens up into some fabulous layers: a tinge of oak at the top, the sweet berry in the middle and a kiss of just cut wood at the bottom. This is all finished off with a lingering taste of cocoa powder.