9/10. Fruit forward/blackberry. Balanced, full bodied. Long finish atop toasted oak.Very nice.
7/10. Red cherry, juicy, almost jammy. Hints of cocoa. Acidic. Spicy finish.
6/10. Black cherry. Oak. Spicy. Acidic. Somewhat thin but lingering finish. Mellowed nicely on third pour.
5/10. Grapy up front. Otherwise flat. Fading finish. Didn't taste as overly oaked as others have noted.