(1996 Vintage) Lavishly oaked, with rich fruit, it is massive and concentrated. Offers notes of roasted coffee, tobacco, and cassis. Surprisingly soft and opulent, the finish reveals the wine's full body and moderate tannin. Will be at its finest between 2005-2018.
Wine Spectator(2003 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/06
Wine Advocate(2001 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
Wine Enthusiast(2004 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast
Robert Parker(1996 Vintage)