Reviews 89-91 points Vinous "...offers blackberry and crushed chalk aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannins, a fine bead of acidity, quite feisty towards the finish with orange pith and marmalade imparting an exotic element. (NM)" Burghound "A much spicier and more elegant nose presents notes of plum, dark currant, exotic tea and a whiff of sandalwood. There is a highly seductive mouthfeel to the round, plush and velvety middle weight flavors that that contrast somewhat with the robust and surprisingly powerful finish that offers solid length on the slightly warm finish. (AM)"