Intense ruby red colour, generous body, tannins in quantity and quality and excellent cellaring potential.
Gooseberry, blackberry, cherry, plum; chocolate, wood, toasted, leather, coffee.
Pairing for this variety
It goes well with all kinds of red meats, pâté, lamb and game included. It suits spicy sauces or strong condiments and it is a great to serve with dishes that include this variety in their cooking. When pairing it with cheeses, go for Brie, Gorgonzola, Camembert or Cheddar.