We didn't decant: seductive, aromatic nose from the heavens full of red berries and flowers. Much much shyer on the palate with restrained fruit flavors and ample acidity. I have more--I'll let them sleep. But the nose alone was enough to make Bob pick up the bottle (I love it when this happens) and remark, with some incredulity, "We only paid $12 for this?"
My wine shopping and I have never had a problem. Just a perpetual race between the bankruptcy court and Hell.--Rogov