It's not often one gets to drink an aged Schrader and they are so good and get opened young. What pleasure. Actually, this is still youthful but getting closer to full maturity. Purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose is great with cassis, cedar, sandalwood, chocolate and leather. Full bodied. Medium tannins. On the palate, this is delicious. It unwinds in the glass to show layers of cassis, some black cherries along with cigar tobacco, leather and char. Great balance. Long finish. It can certainly be consumed now but a few hours in a decanter would help. Drink over the next fifteen to twenty years. It is great on its own and would work with a braised beef dish.