Deep purple-ruby colored in the glass. The nose has aromas of bell pepper, cassis, blackberry, black plum, spices, coffee, caramel and vanilla. The palate is dry with medium acidity and super fine medium tannins. Intense flavors of black fruit, especially cassis along with vanilla and spices combine with the coffee and caramel notes I got on the nose. It’s a full-bodied delight that has a long finish that tends towards blueberry and plum and has a persistent tannic grip, albeit very fine-grained. This is a delicious blend of 46% Carmenere, 40% Cab Sav, 13% Syrah and a touch of Merlot. I would drink this wine till 2030 with rich meat dishes, like my slow cooked beef short ribs. 94 points for this $100 offering that gets 5 stars. Salut….