(2000 Vintage) Deep red-ruby. Enveloping aromas of plum, animal fur and smoked meat. Fat, plump and ripe but dry; a very round, rich wine with inviting flavors of plum, graphite and chocolatey oak. Uncompromisingly dry on the back, but with very sweet, fine tannins.
Wine AdvocateRating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 130 on Aug-00
Wine SpectatorRating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/99