This is just starting to get where it is going but should easily have two decades left. Deep ruby in color with some purple swirls. The nose is great with cassis, tobacco, dark chocolate and slight pencil lead. On the palate, this has a wonderful texture. Juicy cassis flavors intertwined with a slight earthiness a char. It unwinds in the glass. Pop and pour, it would be better served with a slow ox or decant. It will go well with a wide range of food.