This has really opened nicely since I last tried it. Still young, but delicious. Perhaps the best wine from Washington that I have had. Inky purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose is great with black raspberries, boysenberries, black cherries, black olives and tarragon. No burnt rubber that sometimes shows up in Washington Syrah. Full bodied. On the palate, the black and purple fruits dominate. Black pepper. Slight black olive with underlying minerals/rocks. Wonderful lush but fluid texture. Long finish. Delicious. This is still maturing and should be great drinking for the next ten to fifteen years. A great match with roasted meats or veggies.