International Wine CellarFull red-ruby. Fragrant, nuanced nose combines redcurrant, raspberry, plum, tobacco, mocha and baking spices. Sweet and velvety but with succulent acids giving the wine terrific vinosity. Wonderfully sweet, structured and long, and highly aromatic on the aftertaste. The extra time in barrel has burned off some of the wine's baby fat and revealed its spine of acids and tannins. If the extra year of barrel aging can be said to mimic the effect of several years of bottle aging, the Hundred Acre wine...
Robert ParkerRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 157
Wine AdvocateRating: 95/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 157 on Feb-05
Wine SpectatorRating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 04/30/04