Purple/ruby in color. The nose has cassis and dust with a bit of spice. Warm. On the palate, this has cassis, tart cherries, a bit of baking spice and slight herbal notes. It drinks like pretty classic Napa Cab. Not super ripe but not under ripe either. I can see this being a bit divisive for those who want a fruit bomb. This is not that. Showing a tight layering, it unwinds in the glass. Has a nice complexity but there is some upside to come. It was popular at the dinner table with our friends.