I bought this one on ratings and write-ups, having never heard of it before. It started out with plums and a woody note on the nose with an interesting initial attack that was slightly sour. I noticed a tremendous acidity, perhaps too much?? The flavors that I came across on the first pass were red currants and raspberry. The wine is silky with deep, smooth tannins. Later on I noticed blueberry on the back end with some coffee. This wine is very juicy, related to the acidity perhaps. It was a little sharp when first opened but seemed to mellow out after some air time. I’m not a huge fan of this wine but I think it is serviceable. I have seen up to 92 points from critics on this one, I am not sure I agree- giving it 88 instead. I paid $18 and therefore award it 3 stars. Salut….