We had this at a tasting a while back and enjoyed it thoroughly...I believe it ran around $16.
I get berries–blackberry and raspberry–on the nose with some oak.
The palate is smooth....medium tannins, lots of blackberry, oak, and vanilla notes. This is a wine that is really blended...nothing really sticks out but it’s certainly flavorful. Balanced nicely and everything being is in such harmony that it almost detracts.
The finish brings a bit of anise and wood with blackberry.
I hate to say it, but I’d almost call it a good red wine beginner’s “quality” bottle....not a fruit bomb - smooth, tasty with a lot of character. I would serve to guests in a heartbeat.