A gorgeous wine. Nice to be able to re-visit this wine. Purple in color, opaque and shimmering bright. The nose has cassis, dark chocolate and blueberries, with spice and slight cedar. Full bodied. On the palate, this has lots of depth, layers of complexity that unwind in the glass and medium tannins. Lots of up front cassis fruit with chocolate in the background over a graphite base. Long finish. This still has three to five more years to go until peak and should be good for ten to fifteen more after that. Drinks great on its own and will work great with roasts or grilled foods.