This wine just gets better and better as it ages. Lovely garnet color. Notes of cassis, tobacco and cedar on the nose. Wonderful mouthfeel, silky and smooth with great flavors of dark fruits, spice, dark chocolate and cedar. Fairly long finish. Not at all hot, well integrated with fine tannins. Not overtly oakey but a wonderful toastiness is there. Even better than it was 6 months ago. Absolutely wonderful bottle of wine. Made for a perfect match with dry aged steaks my son cooked for Father's Day.