This is a big and smoky wine that’s very concentrated. It shows both the power and the structure of the vintage, as well as balances fresh, fragrant fruit. Dry tannins and the dusty texture are finely integrated into a wine that layers wood, intense acidity and great long-term potential.
94–96. Barrel sample. A very fine, concentrated wine. Full of solid black fruits and tannins, it's seriously powerful, driven by its great fruits and intense mineral texture. For long-term aging.
93-95 Barrel sample. A small property on one of the best sites in Saint-Emilion, newly released under its own name. It is powerful, dense compact, with dark tannins, an impressive richness. It is full, firm and solid.
A wine that shows structure, richness and warmth. It has such ripe black fruits with generous tannins, concentrated texture and acidity. It is melding into a floral, spicy, opulent whole.
91-93 Barrel sample. Dark and tannic, very smoky. Perfumed fruits go with oak and a complex structure. The Cabernet tannins are rounded out by juicy Merlot. The alcohol shows in a touch of pepper.