(2004 Vintage) In its youth, d’Arenberg's The Ironstone Pressings has a deep, dark plum-purple color matched by just as intense black cherry, spice, plum, strawberry, a little liquorice and brooding blackcurrant aromas. Mulberry, ripe plum and fresh pepper dominate the rich full-bodied palate before a long, intense, rolling, dark cherry spice and gritty tannin finish. Eventually, the Grenache and Shiraz blossom as rich, sweet, violet-like scents, with spicy based aroma, before malty, sweet, dark chocolate fla...
Robert Parker(1998 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 135
Wine Advocate(1998 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 135 on Jun-01
Wine Spectator(1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/31/00
Wine & Spirits(1998 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine