This bottle goes for about $35 and is from the Burgundy region for those who don't know their French wine labels. The cork had some issues, moist with a bit of seepage, but the wine doesn't look or taste off.
Rich black cherry on the nose with some interesting floral notes - rose and lavender.
I gave this one a few hours to open and I think it needed it. Everything is very subtle, nothing is going to jump and hit you on the head...black cherry, raspberry, blackberry tea, and a very mild brown spice - clove mostly, nicely balanced, smooth tannins, quite nice all around.
A bit of a black tea thing on the finish, with a dash of blackberry leaf and black cherry.
Not cheap, but if you want to get a nicely done Burgundy this is worth a look.