Fermented by varietal in stainless steel tanks. The blend, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon, is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months, with 20% of new barrels every year. Little red fruit and toasty oak on the nose. massive mouthful of cocoa and oak. This complex wine could be served with duck, a sirloin, and also chocolate fudge pudding.