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.
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...
Wine AdvocateRating: (89-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 128 on Apr-00