Wow. Great wine that has really opened up in the last year. Purple in color, ruby at the rim. The nose has black cherries, black raspberries, spice, and slight floral notes (violets?). On the palate, virtually a seamless texture. Full bodied and full of glycerin. Loads of black cherries and black raspberries. Light tannins. An underlying minerality. Long finish. Needs a bit bigger foods. Just delicious. Still has a decade or two left in it. One of thos sips you can't stop drinking as it tastes so good.