This wine has really taken a long time to come around, but is now drinking great. This is there basic Syrah. Purple in color, deep ruby at the rim. The nose has black raspberries, black pepper, grilled meats and slight roasted herb. On the palate, this is deep and complex. Lovely medium bodied texture. Black raspberry fruit layered with dry, charred earth. Good finish. This should continue to drink well for another ten to fifteen years. A great match with Indian food, it should also work well with casseroles or roasts.