(From 2011 Vintage) Offering up layers of black raspberry, powdered rock, chocolate, roasted meats and graphite, it flows onto the palate with full-bodied richness, solid mid-palate depth and masses of fine tannin that are sweet and polished.
(From 2005 Vintage) "Dark ruby, almost opaque. Assertively fragrant nose combines pungent violet- and lavender-accented cassis, blueberry, cherry pit and graphite. Spicy dark fruit and mineral flavors shows an impressive...
Wine AdvocateRating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 129 on Jun-00
Wine SpectatorRating: 99/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/99