(From 2011 Vintage) A discreet touch of wood sets off the gorgeously floral, ripe and wonderfully spicy nose of red currant, menthol, black cherry and cassis aromas. There is impressive volume and richness to the naturally sweet, silky and mouth coating medium weight flavors that are shaped by fine-grained tannins on the firm, complex, balanced and strikingly persistent finale that really fans out as it lingers on the palate.
(From 2001 Vintage) "Good full red. Pure, highly perfumed aromas of cassis, licorice, minerals and flowers. Wonderfully precise and taut in the mouth, with lovely sweetness and terrific verve. A delicate musky quality adds to the wine's complexity. An uncommonly strong vintage for this wine, from a crop level of just 25 hectoliters per hectare."-Tanzer
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BurghoundRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Burghound in Issue 15, Jul 01, 2004
Wine AdvocateRating: 94/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 153 on Jun-04