Deep garnet. Some cedar is still apparent on the very youthful nose, slightly masking the otherwise attractive cranberry, plums and cassis fruit aromas with a whiff of cloves. The palate is well balanced with medium to high acidity and medium to firm, ripe, velvety tannins. Long finish.
Wine Advocate(2000 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 146 on Apr-03