Colour: dark violet, with brick tones.
Aroma: intense spices accompanied by soft green pepper, characteristic of this variety. There are toasted, vanilla, and smoke aromas from barrel aging.
Palate: this is a medium-bodied wine, very gentle and rich, combining many flavours. Leaves a velvety sweet sensation. It is a long wine, leaving a sensation of maturity
There are some 24,000 names for varieties of wine grapes. Ampelograhers believe these represent about 5,000 truly different varieties, since most varieties have numerous names, depending on where they are grown. Of those 5000 grape varieties, only ...