Milky, sweet, coffeed, really notice the oak coming through on these younger vintages. Acids and tannins not yet integrated – but there is a hell of a lot to be impressed by here. Lovely power, lovely softness, lovely hit of savouriness, and then significant length.
Robert ParkerRating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 155
Wine AdvocateRating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 143 on Oct-02
Wine & SpiritsRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine
Wine SpectatorRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator