This is a blend of 75% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 9% Mourvèdre, and the rest Cinsault, Terret Noir, Muscardin, Picpoul, Vaccarèse, and Counoise. It was very tight and most likely shut down at this point. Inky purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose shows some cherries and black raspberries with dust and slight garrigue. It does have a wonderful texture which is often an indication in wines that are shut down of future greatness. On the palate, it comes off a sweet cherry pie filling at the moment. This should be cellared for another five to seven years and then drink over the next eight to twelve. It drinks well on its own and will work with roasted duck or chicken.