Opened and allowed to breathe for 12 hours before serving. It could have used double that. That said, this is a spectacular Syrah from one of the best, if young track record, producers. Inky purple in color. The nose is great with black raspberries, roasted meats and slight roasted herbs, violets and yet still black olives. On the palate, a wonderful texture. Great purity of fruit; black raspberries with some black pepper, char and slight meatiness. Deep, it unwinds in the glass. Pin point balance. Worked great with food. Spectacular wine.