A fantastic Washington state Syrah. Inky purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose has black pepper, black raspberries with some roasted meats. Full bodied. Wonderful almost seamless texture. On the palate, lots of black raspberry fruit with underlying char. Long finish. Delicious. This will continue to mature for another seven to ten years and drink well for twelve to fifteen after that. It drinks well on its own and will require bigger flavors (less as it matures). Spicy foods are a nice match.