(2002 Vintage) "...a formidably endowed, chunky, rich, chocolatey, melted licorice, blackberry and black currant-scented wine. A deep ruby/purple color is followed by a medium to full-bodied red with loads of texture, and a luscious mid-palate revealing notions of scorched earth and black fruits. It is a sizeable effort with extremely ripe tannin, something only old vine, late harvested Mourvedre can achieve. It is a custom cuvee created only for the American marketplace, so bottles sold in Europe and in the gr...
Robert Parker(2012 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 11/15/2013
Wine Advocate(2004 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 169 on Feb-07