Wow. This has really started to hit its stride with just a bit of air. Inky purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose has cassis, pencil lead, violets, char and slight spice. Full bodied. Incredible texture plush yet slick. On the palate, lots of cassis, a hint of blueberries layered with earth and char. Great balance. Light tannins. Long finish. Delicious. This will continue to mature for another ten to fifteen years and drink well for twenty after that. Yes, a thirty year wine, but it is so good right now. Great on its own, this will work well with meat and fowl dishes on the grill or roasted.