Deep golden on color, not quite brown. The nose has some slight smoke, slight lime and some walnut. On the palate, this is slightly oily. Some lanolin. Not much if any fruit left. Slightly bitter on the finish. I found it drinkable and interesting. Certainly over the hill, but not dead yet. Those more sensitive to oxidation had more issues with it. It certainly was far more oxidized than the 2009 consumed alongside it.