Pop and pour, this is still youthful and needs a bit of air. Deep ruby with some ruby swirls. The nose has cherries, strawberries, spice and a slight char to it. On the palate, this has a great texture. Nice cherry fruit with just a hint of candied cherries over a mineral/earthiness. Light tannins. This is young and will continue to mature. It drinks grat on its own now but another few years and it might still improve. Either way, it has at least ten to fifteen more years at the top. This will work well with roasted fowl, pasta or casseroles.