This medium purple colored wine has got a fruity, medium intensity nose. I get aromas of black plum, blackberry, vanilla, blueberry jam and charcoal. The palate has a sweetness from the Bourbon barrel- that delicious caramel, smoke, vanilla combo that melds nicely with the jammy black and blue fruit. Medium tannins and medium acidity create a nice mouthfeel in this medium (+) bodied wine. The finish has got loads of rich fruit and oak nuance and is short to medium in length. This is not an overly complex wine, yet it adds a new dimension with the oak usage that makes it easy to enjoy and pair with many meat dishes, pasta, pizza and even burgers on the grill. For $30 it is an elegant offering that gets 90 point from me and 4 stars. Drink till 2026. Salut….