(2005 Vintage) The wine is incredibly soft and silky on the front of the palate, and gains an amazing amount of weight as it glides to the back. The texture is delicious and draws you back so easily with its elegant, lingering finish.
International Wine CellarRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 126, May/June 2006 Good full ruby. Superripe, broad nose dominated by black raspberry; slightly liqueur-like. Sweet, lush and fat but kept firm by an edge of acidity. The wine's substantial, broad tannins arrive late, allowing the fruit to open impressively on the back end. As extravagantly rich and ripe as this is, there's no shortage of verve. A knockout. Today this wine was the most impressive of this outst...
Wine AdvocateRating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 157 on Feb-05
Robert ParkerRating: 96/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 168
Wine SpectatorRating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/15/06