(1998 Vintage) Aroma: Ripe tropical fruits of pineapple, mango and passion fruit. Second layer has banana, pear, lemon and toasty oak. Flavors: Ripe red apples, melon and guava. Peach , apricot and toast follow with nuances of butter, honey and spice. The mid-palate is full and has coating texture. Finish: Clean, crisp and a lingering sensation of ripe fruits.
Wine Spectator(2003 Vintage) Rating: 82/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/05