(From 2011 Vintage) This wine is a well established teenager , powerful and generous, dominated by a wooded genuine, while suggesting floral aromas of acacia notes.
Good medium ruby. Explosive nose of black raspberry, coffee and leather. Hugely rich, dense and sweet, with deep flavors of currant, plum and chocolate complicated by underlying minerality. Wonderfull...
Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2006 - #3!"Intense blackberry and cherry, with hints of currant. Toasted oak and sweet tobacco too. Roses and other flowers, such as lilacs. Full-bodied, with masses of tannins yet incredibly long and seductive. Best after 2012.98 Points, Wine Spectator
Wine AdvocateRating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 152 on Apr-04