Wine was properly stored from purchase at winery upon release until consumed. Immediate big beautiful bouquet reminiscent of the Petrus origins of the vines. Layers of fruit, Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, boysenberries, cassis, and more. They layers lasted for the full hour plus over which we drank the wine. This is a phenomenal bottle of wine that provides everything we love in wine. As we drank the wine, some spices and some earth scents intermixed with the fruit. A touch of cigar box. And more fruit. Mouthwatering, lovely.