(From 1993 Vintage) Highly coloured and full of flavour, holding out the promise of well-balanced, full-bodied wines.
(From 1998 Vintage) The wine has a lovely, deep colour with a cherry tint and a bouquet which displays powerful berry fruit and blackcurrant aromas alongside toast and roasted coffee. From a creamy attack with plenty of heft, fruity and pleasantly oaked, it builds on well-developed, forward tannins to a body rich in ripe fruit flavours which combine the character and power of blackcurrant with the elegance and refinement of vanilla. The finish, long and flavoursome but still rather reserved, gives a foretaste of the...
Wine AdvocateRating: (91-93) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
Wine SpectatorRating: 89-91 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 4/07
Robert ParkerRating: 91-93 - As reviewed by Robert Parker