(2011 Vintage) Closed stainless steel tanks. Automatic punching down and temperature controlled fermentaion. Average 3 weeks in tanks. Round soft tannins. Aromas of rasberry, blackberry and vanilla Overall : Balance between scarcely perceptible acidity and tannins which add ageing potential and softened by long ageing in oak.
Wine Advocate(2000 Vintage) Rating: (87-89) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 140 on Apr-02
Wine Spectator(2000 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/31/03
Wine Spectator(2009 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 08/21/2013