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The aromas are filled with roasted plum and jammy blueberry, followed by sweet smoky, and spicy oak. The palate is broad and generous with dark, friendly plum, cherry, and boysenberry fruit.
The 2016 Clarke Syrah offers aromas of vanilla, raspberry jam and anise. The wine glides across the tongue with flavors of ripe black licorice and raspberry flavors with a melted milk chocolate finish. Incredibly drinkable for such a big concentrated wine!
The 2016 Like a Hawk is filled with entertaining aromas such as black cherry, violets and spicy oak. After 20 minutes in the glass, the aromas calm down to the more typical bright plum and vanilla characteristics. The palate is seductive and intense, with flavors of concentrated blackberry, plum fruit and mocha.
The 2015 Origin has lovely aromas of blackberry and raspberry fruit with dark roses. The broad entry has a big mouthful of berries and crunchy cherry. The ripe and intense mid palate rolls into more sweet fruit – blueberry, red currant, and plum, with some chewy tannins hanging around the edges.
Aromas of blackberry, mocha, and black licorice build into rich oak spice, vanilla and caramel. The palate is ripe and inviting with gentle tannins surrounded by blackberry cobbler and deep black cherry notes. The finish is full and lush; a real mouthful of classic Cabernet with a sweet disposition.
The 2015 Red Door has deep concentrated aromas of blackberry and chocolate-covered cherries. The entry of this wine is juicy with its blackberry and black cherry fruit, and just a hint of sage in the ripe tannins. It finishes with a velvety texture and mocha flavors.
The 2015 Double Barrel has deep, fascinating aromas of cassis and ripe blackberry, unfolding to dark spicy clove, black licorice and maple sugar. The palate is velvety and smooth for such a big rich wine. Dark chocolate and vanilla open to flavors of blackberry with a polished juicy finish.