(From 1997 Vintage) Deep, floral aromas of cherry, cranberry, lavender and bitter chocolate. Supple and layered in the mouth, with very good concentration, a compelling sweetness and a repeating floral note (iris). Finishes with chewy, palate-dusting, thoroughly ripe tannins and subtle lingering fruit.
Wine Advocate(From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 150 on Dec-03
Robert Parker(From 2005 Vintage) "Fashioned from a blend similar to the 2004, the brilliant, fuller-bodied 2005 Bourriquot displays classic notes of menthol, mint, black currants, blueberries, and raspberries, terrific fruit on the attack, a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, silky tannin, and a long, expansive finish. It should be even better in 3-4 years, and keep for 15 or more." "Good ruby-red. Slightly funky, claret-like aromas of black fruits, violet, licorice, chocolate and game. Sweet, rich and shapely, with nicely buffer...