International Wine CellarGood full ruby-red. Rather cool aromas of cassis, bitter chocolate, tobacco leaf and shoe polish; shows a slightly musky, herbaceous aspect. Then moderately dense but a bit green, with the herbaceous character carrying through in the mouth and on the finish. Seems a bit dry on the end, with spiky tannins and modest length. Blanc emphasized that the malolactic fermentation went slowly in 2001, and that this wine had only been blended in February, suggesting that it was thus too early to get an acc...
Wine AdvocateRating: (84-86) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 140 on Apr-02