As good a value as the regular wine is, the Grande Reserve isn't much more expensive for a step or two more in quality. This took about thirty minutes to open up. Purple/ruby in color, mostly opaque and bright. The nose has black cherries, rosemary and slight spice. Medium bodied. On the palate, there is some depth here. Light tannins. Nice black cherry fruit. Good finish. This is drinking well and should continue for another five to seven years. A nice wine on its own and would work well with most meat, fowl or pork dishes.