Purple in color.  The nose is dusty with some black raspberries and coffee.  On the palate, slight tannins with ripe black cherries.  Slight heat on the finish, but overall this is good and a nice value.  These wines tend to last up to a decade or more if well stored.  

Grade: 
B+
Score: 
89

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