87-89? Points | International Wine Cellar , January/February 2004
($19) Nutty nose shows an oxidative aspect; sample very low in SO2 Then nutty and ripe in the mouth, with an almost roasted character. Firmer in texture than the Macon-Villages, with nicely integrated acidity. Finishes with noteworthy length. But very difficult to judge in its present form.
87-89 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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