The essenc of the Arroyo Seco in a bottle. Its rich and complex characters should be given an opportunity to open up by swirling in the glass or decanting. Rich minerall notes begin the bouquet with slate and graphite, soon opening to rich notes of black cherry, cola, and soft earth. Hints of light black pepper, leather, and vanilla balance everything out. On the palate bright and lively acid is balanced by a nice minerality, leading to a long, rich finish.