"This quintessentially elegant wine reveals a deep ruby/purple color, and an attractive smoky, black currant, mineral, and floral-scented nose. There are sweet, ripe, lush flavors, medium body, ripe tannin, and a velvety texture that borders on opulence. There is no heaviness to the wine. Moreover, neither the tannin, acidity, nor alcohol are intrusive. This seamless, extremely well made claret is a candidate for early drinking, yet it possesses excellent aging potential. Anticipated maturity: 20...
Wine AdvocateRating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 109 on Feb-97
Wine SpectatorRating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/98