Cherry, currants, and spice on the nose
Moderately dense and fruity on the palate
Red berries, herbs, and touches of vanilla and tobacco on the finish
Here's a good, solid value from the great 2005 Bordeaux vintage. Had I known, I would have bought more at $13.
What this wine has over many others in the same value price category is a layering effect of fruit, herbs, and spice. According to the producer, the dominant grape is Merlot at 60%, accompanied by the other classic Bordeaux grapes.
Grab it if you see it...and raise a glass!