Another blend of 92% Syrah, 5% Grenache and 3% Mourvedre from Paso Robles. 15.6%abv. This is still showing youthfully and its hard to believe this is 22 years from vintage. Purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose is great with black raspberries, white pepper, slight bacon fat and a bit of char. Full bodied. Great balance. On the palate, this is delicious. No sign of alcohol on the palate. Lots of black raspberry fruit with some white pepper and a bit of char. Based on this bottle, bought on release and cellared, this has another decade of life at least. Great on its own, this would work nicely with Indian cuisine.