(1999 Vintage) Supple yet full-bodied, a typically fine Saint Julien that needs 8-10 years to reveal its rich and fruity, elegant flavors of cassis, vanilla and ripe blackberries.
dec2011~ Appearance: clarity: clear Intensity: medium(+) Color: Garnet other observation: legs Nose: Condition: Clean Intensity: medium Development: Fully developed Aroma char: blackcherry, leather, coffee Palate: Dry medium acidity medium (+) tannin medium alcohol medium (+) body flavor intensity: medium flavor char: blackcherry, coffee, leather, mushroom (?) length: long Quality: very good readiness: drink now (but had potential for ageing??)
Wine Spectator(2006 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2009
Robert Parker(2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2009
Robert Parker(2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
Robert Parker(2007 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
Wine & Spirits(2007 Vintage) International Wine Cellar - Stephen Tanzer (2008) - 89-92