Opaque, lavender-color at the edges.
Plum, prune, and black cherry smells.
Dark stone-fruit flavors, oak, very much the way I think a Bordeaux is supposed to taste.
No bargain, but good enough for $37.67, great company for a simply-prepared steak. I shall reserve the case for just that use. (I hope my cardiologist ignores this blog. Safe bet, I guess.)
My thoughts on the 2005 here.
8 hours ago