A deep ruby color, this 14.1% ABV wine has thin legs in the glass. The nose has gorgeous aromas of rich blackberry jam, coconut, vanilla, ripe blueberry, black]k plum and a whiff of alcohol. The palate is dry with fine-grained yet forceful tannins, high acidity and a full body. The rich, jammy black fruit is interwoven with oak and some black licorice notes plus that persistent heat. The back end is very fruit rich and dry from the tannic grip that has coated my gums. This is a big wine with lots of structure and cellaring capacity. The timing of the finish is medium and really delightful. I like this $30 wine that is drinking nicely now but will develop in the coming years. I am pairing with grilled Tri-Tip and roasted cauliflower. 91 points and 5 stars. Salut….