(From 2004 Vintage) "A wine that combines big solid, but fresh fruit, with big flavors of new wood. It is solid, black and powerful." Wine Enthusiast 93-95 points "Good ruby-red. Currant, black raspberry, cocoa powder and graphite on the nose. Silky on entry, then impressively sweet in the middle palate, with classic Pauillac flavors of currant, chocolate and graphite dominating. This boasts the sharp focus of the vintage's best examples but can't quite match the 2006 for consistent ripeness and mid-palate depth. Ta...
Wine AdvocateRating: (90-92) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 140 on Apr-02