International Wine CellarRating: 94-95 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 99, November/December 2001 ($295) Full medium ruby. Sexy, high-pitched aromas of cassis, plum, violet, minerals and clove oil. Wonderfully sweet and lush but with superb grip and vinosity, thanks to ripe, harmonious acidity. Already shows explosive inner-mouth flavors of dark berries, minerals and bitter chocolate. Finishes with superb length and sweetness. Sure to be the best vintage for Pingus since the great...
Robert ParkerRating: 98/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 136
Wine AdvocateRating: 98/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 136 on Aug-01