Popped and poured, this showed red berries, cherries, and red apples with accents of cola, char, brown spices and caramel initially. Seems like a lot of oak influence but the website says 15% new French. Not very tannic to my taste, but the wine shows pretty good acid. With a couple hours of air, the fruit turns a little darker, the wine puts on a little weight and loses the caramel (a good thing). It seems more integrated with a little air, but it is hard for me to say how or if this might age. This was my only bottle, but if I had more I'd decant for an hour or two or wait another year before opening. Ann says it is just ok.
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