(From 2003 Vintage) A deep ruby/purple color is accompanied by sweet, intense aromas of raspberries, black cherry liqueur, licorice, and spicy oak. Full-bodied and fleshy, with the wealth of fruit and extract hiding moderately high tannin.
(From 2000 Vintage) Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 91 points
Decanter(From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 3/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Very ripe, modern style with sweet dark fruits plenty of new oak (liquorish notes) but well integrated. Ready 2010-2012. (tasted en primeur)