Nice, old-fashioned style Bordeaux. Balanced, complex, medium weight, no new oak flavors, no fruit-bombiness. Mostly Cabernet, but with a lot of Merlot in the blend.
Dark brickish ruby. Medium intense nose of cassis, graphite, and fragrant, lightly-scorched earth. Mouthcoating, drying flavors of low-toned dry blackberry extract, with sandstoney, brambly-woody accents. Long, tannic finish with pretty decent acids. B+. Drink over the next 2-3 years. Was $19 and change at Spec's on Weslayan/Bissonnett. Imported by Horizon Wines, Houston.