This is 70% Fetească Neagră and 30% Shiraz(Syrah) from Romania.  Ruby in color, mostly clear and bright.  The nose is very nice with cherries, black olives and a slight anise note.  Medium bodied.  On the palate, tart cherries with some complexity.  Cherries and some black cherries.  Medium tannins.  Long finish.  This should continue to drink well for another five to seven years.  It drinks nicely on its own but will work better with food.  A hearty beef stew would work well.  

Grade: 
A-
Score: 
90
Vintage: 
2016
Current Price: 
$20.00USD

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