Another wine made by Thomas Rivers Brown. This one is a bit more elegant than many of his wines but it is still a powerful wine. Purple in color, ruby at the rim. The nose is dusty with cassis, a bit of cedar, slight plums and a bit of char. On the palate, this is more advanced than many of the TRB 2017's I have tasted so far, but still needs another five to seven years. Once there, it should have another ten years or more. Cassis over cedar and slight dry earth. Good balance. Nice finish. This will work well at a steakhouse or with roasted fowl or vegetables.