(2001 Vintage) "A blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, this is the Cheval Blanc of Pomerol. A wine of admirable complexity, elegance, and purity, it possesses a deep ruby/purple color as well as wonderful notes of blueberries, mint, acacia flowers, espresso, and white chocolate. Opulent, rich, and pure, with a seamless integration of acidity, tannin, and wood, it is a beautiful offering that is not far off the pace of the exceptional 2000. Sadly, there are only about 1,000 cases of this offering produced...
Wine Advocate(2003 Vintage) Rating: (90-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 158 on Apr-05
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/04