I can find nothing wrong with this exquisite bottle. This is a wine you can stick your nose in the glass and get lost in depths, amid layers of swirling fruit and spice. It is both mellow and sultry, showing leather, pepper, peony and violet, and then bright and lively fruit on the palate, cherry and blackberry that are a bit ethereal. Unadulterated Margaux joy. — 4 days ago
NOSE: plum, cherry, soft cassis, raspberry leaf, wet earth (mud!), a little fig, and a mild toffee/coffee note that I associate w/Bordeaux. All very restrained.
TASTE: well made. Leaves, earth, cherry, plum, smooth tannins with that nice toffee bordeaux taste. A little cassis on the finish. Good, grownup wine! Not worth the price to me - but good, grownup wine. 92. — 12 days ago
Fantastic concentration and balance. Opaque purple color with nose of cherry liqueur, roses, dark chocolate and hint of sous bois. Persistent palate with dark fruits and floral elements that drives to a long finish. This is still tightly wound and needs time in a glass or decanter but will sing with a few hours of air. — 9 days ago
Intense but smooth and elegant. This bottle was at the end of its life and should be consumed soon. The cork was soft and fell apart but after straining the cork the wine was unspoiled. Bitter Bordeaux with strong licorice, oak, and leather flavors. The tannins are perfectly smooth in the finish. Classic Bordeaux nose. This wine needs to be consumed with steak, and will not work well with other foods because of its intensity. I had it with strong cheese and that worked, but steak would have matched far better. — 10 days ago
2000 in 2022 took a while to open up but excellent! — 5 days ago
enjoy a lot, slightly bitter but good — 4 days ago