Abélard, one of the most distinguished philosophers of medieval times, is most remembered for his tragic romance with the gifted young Héloïse.
Appearance: Deep, brilliant garnet
Nose: Notes of fine spice and white pepper with ripe black cherries.
Palate: Smooth and silky with ripe red fruits and velvety tannins.
Finish: Long and smooth.
Serving Suggestions: Gamey meats like venison, or beef and lamb, and roasted vegetables. A good match for spicy dishes and salty cheeses.
Barrel Aging: 18 months in mix of old and new French oak from various coopers