The ’99 Cuvée offers a heady, broad, and dense yet somewhat tight nose with raspberry jam, spice, camphor, hints of anise, and toasty oak. The generous, warm, “glycerine-like” mouth coats the palate with toasted oak and ripe spicy berry flavors. This wine is young and tight; expect it to blossom and gain fruit as it ages in the bottle.As always, the Cuvée is a huge offering which pushes the limits of ripeness. We are fortunate to have access to such old vines that produce extremely ripe fruit wit...
Wine Advocate(From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 162 on Dec-05