(1999 Vintage) A nose of blackcurrant, licorice and marked spicy aromas. On the palate, the wine is plump, full-bodied, extremely appealing with fruity substance and still marked young tannins, which will mellow in time.
(1999 Vintage) Dark ruby-red, a bit pale at the rim. Evolving aromas of currant, tobacco, cigar box, mocha and earth. Sweet, lush and rich; in a distinctly easygoing style, thanks to the very ripe merlot, which comp...
Robert Parker(2010 Vintage) Rating: 97/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/20/2013
Decanter(1986 Vintage) Rating: 5/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Fine bouquet, with ripe, even caramely fruit. Fruit dominates.
Wine Advocate(2003 Vintage) Rating: (91-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 158 on Apr-05
Wine Spectator(2003 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Wine Advocate(2000 Vintage) Rating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 134 on Apr-01