THE WINE itself is a luminescent, pale pink color in the glass and a sparkles with a mesmerizingly fine bead. It entices with a spicy, blossom-laden complexity on the nose. Delicate flavors of honey, suggestions of ginger, vanilla, and crème brulée overlay subtler notes of ripe cranberries and strawberries.
International Wine Cellar(2003 Vintage) Medium red with a bright rim. Intensely spicy, dark cherry-dominated aroma, with notes of black cardamom, gunpowder tea and licorice. This has terrific focus for a wine from a hot vintage. Powerful an...
Wine Advocate(2003 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 165 on Jun-06