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The addition of Cab Franc to this Malbec provides an extra layer of complexity that greatly benefits the final product, as the rich purple fruity/floral elements of the latter (blueberry, cassis, violet) are nicely complemented by black pepper, tobacco, leather, and, adding uplifting tartness, raspberry. For all this complexity and depth, the flavour profile is somewhat monolithic, the components turning indistinguishable behind a wall of wood and spice, the pepper proving dominant. But it's very good nonetheless, with a pleasant smokiness hovering over the proceedings, and quite intriguing.