My first time trying this vintage. One of my go to value wines every vintage. Ownership changed hands a few years back and they haven't missed a beat. Purple in color, opaque and bright. The nose is great with black raspberries, roasted meat, slight black olive and black pepper. Full bodied. On the palate, this has a great texture. Rich but with suppleness. Lots of black raspberry fruit over spice and slight earthiness. Medium tannins. This is obviously young but should drink well for the next seven to ten years. It drinks well on its own and will work well with roasted or grilled veggies, fowl or meats.