The large Merlot component gives the wine a silky texture, and an up-front, sweet, black-cherry and plum-scented nose with toasty oak and floral scents. Medium-bodied, round, and nicely concentrated, this charming, elegant wine is well-proportioned and harmonious.
(From 1983 Vintage) Red-ruby. Rather evolved, chocolatey nose shows hints of oxidation. Too old in the mouth and starting to lose its fruit. This can't be right. But I've found considerable variation with this wine, with...
Wine Advocate(From 1983 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 88 on Aug-93
Wine Spectator(From 1983 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Wine Advocate(From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (88-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04