"A gorgeous example of Lascombes, the 2005, a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot, and the rest Petit Verdot, continues the remarkable turn-around in quality that began five years ago. A stunningly opulent wine with a dense purple color, the 2005 possesses a beautiful perfume of spring flowers, blueberries, blackberries, creosote, and graphite, full body, silky but noticeable tannins, a layered mouthfeel, and a stunning, 45+-second finish. This is a brilliant, modern-styled Margaux that s...
Wine SpectatorRating: Barrel Tasting - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/30/06
Wine & SpiritsRating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/08
Wine AdvocateRating: (94-96) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
Robert ParkerRating: 94-96 - As reviewed by Robert Parker