(2002 Vintage) A Grand Cru Bordeaux, from Gerard Perse - wonderfully rich "modern styled" Bordeaux. A dense ruby-black colour. The first nose develops aromas of candied red fruit and toasting notes, while the second is almost exotic. The attack in the mouth is lively with tight tannins, however the red fruit comes through and adds roundness to the wine. Excellent aromatic complexity (coffee, chocolate, liquorice, plum jam) and powerful tannins, revealing a wine with very long ageing potential. As one illustrio...
Robert Parker(2006 Vintage) Rating: 94-96 - As reviewed by Robert Parker
Wine Advocate(2001 Vintage) Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 140 on Apr-02
Wine Spectator(2001 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 3/04
Robert Parker(2007 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2010