(2001 Vintage) A blend of 85% Tempranillo and 15% Garcia and Garnacha Tinta. Intense, dark cherry-red color. Complex bouquet that reveals a splendid balance of mature fruit and a delicate touch of spice (vanilla, refined leather) from the French oak. Powerful in the mouth with sensations of fleshy, crystallized fruit that highlight a pleasant fullness in which the slightly toasted notes from the wood are perfectly integrated. A very elegant wine that promises to develop splendidly in bottle. An ideal wine to ac...
Best wine I've ever had. Super subtle Pinot like but a lot going on and fantastic.
slightly lacks a kick v mild and light
Expected more, just ok for me
very smooth, full body
4@ phaneuf / 2015 max
Robert Parker(2009 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2014
Decanter(1994 Vintage) Rating: 3/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Rich, smoky, vanilla bouquet. Liquorice notes to concentrate spicy fruit on the palate.
Wine Spectator(1995 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/03
Wine & Spirits(1995 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits