Crazy history on this winery but I am not going into that here. This particular bottle was very nice. Deep ruby in color, mostly clear and bright. The nose is nice with cherries, spice, and slight smoke. Maybe a hint of funk. Medium bodied with slight tannins. On the palate, this is mature and drinking well. Cherries, slight rhubarb and earthy undertones. Good acidity. Nice finish. This should continue to drink well for another eight to ten years. Lamb chops would work well.