Nice showing for this wine. In its youth, this was full throttle oak, but at age 23, the fruit, oak and tannins have all integrated and mellowed and come together. Purple/black in color, mostly opaque and bright. The nose has clay, black cherries, spice and chocolate. Medium tannins. Nice texture. On the palate, nice black cherry fruit with a hint of black olives. The finish is a bit bitter and drying. Overall, this seems at peak. Drink over the next five to ten years. It will work better with food. A nice wine with a burger.