Young, but a wonderful Cote Rotie. Purple in color, slim ruby rim, opaque and bright. The nose has black cherries and black raspberries, black olive and black pepper with a bit of smoke, Full bodied. On the palate, black raspberries, black raspberries and black pepper. Medium tannins. Deep but primary. This needs a five to ten more years of good cellaring. Drink for twenty after that. If drinking soon, it should be with food. Cassoulet is the choice.