Wine Spectator Weekly, August 1, 2002.
Rich, intense and spicy, a wonderfully vibrant and complex wine with pure currant, black cherry and blackberry fruit that's enlivened by firm tannins and acidity. Best from 2003 through 2012. --J.L.
Wine Spectator gave this wine a score of 91 points.
Eucalyptus nose with smoky and oaky fruit. Sweet chocolate fruit with a good tannin structure.
Decanter gave this wine a score of 3 Stars
85% Cabernet Sauvignon
12.5 % Merlot
2.5% Cabernet Franc
Alcohol content: 14.1%
October 12 through
October 22, 1999
18-1/2 months in French oak