93 Points Tasting Panel - "Deep ruby color with sweet aromas of ripe black cherry, blackberry, plum, jam, black pepper and aromatic cedar. Soft and rich with tons of black fruit, green olive, dried herbs, spice, integrated oak and dark chocolate. Long finish of sweet dark fruit. Brimming with character! 76% Cabernet Sauvignon 15% Merlot 5% Malbec 3% Petite Verdot 1% Cabernet Franc.16 months barrel aging; 85% French oak (20% new); 15% American oak."