A birth year wine for me. Light ruby in color, clear and bright with a slight, slight browning. On the nose, there are fresh cherries, cola, slight tar and dried roses. Medium bodied. On the palate, the fresh cherry fruit comes thru. Light tannins. Nice acidity. Round. This is drinking older, but I would not have guessed 62 years. it has a nice complexity and depth. At this point, all bottles are a crap shoot, but this one could have gone a while longer. Better with food. Pasta in a cream sauce with mushrooms would be great.