(From 2011 Vintage) This wine is a well established teenager , powerful and generous, dominated by a wooded genuine, while suggesting floral aromas of acacia notes.
This impressive wine is a classic. Although backward, it exhibits a dense ruby/purple color in addition to abundant black currant fruit intertwined with spicy oak and truffle-like scents. The wine is brilliantly made, full-bodied, and tightly-structured with plenty of muscle and outstanding concentration and purity.
Robert Parker(From 2011 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/23/2014
Wine Advocate(From 1995 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 104 on Apr-96
Wine Spectator(From 1995 Vintage)
Wine Advocate(From 2003 Vintage) Rating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04
Wine Spectator(From 2005 Vintage) "Tasted at the Langoa-Barton vertical in London. A stunning 2005 that over-achieves...and some. A lucid garnet colour. There is a sumptuous, almost decadent quality to the nose with notes of raspberry, black plum, mulberry, just a hint of Seville orange marmalade, all with wonderful definition and freshness. The palate is full-bodied with a velutinous entry. An unashamedly seductive Langoa with very fine tannins and a tangible lightness of touch married with immense purity. The middle and finish ...