89-91 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2004
($35) Saturated medium ruby. Aromas range from grapey cassis to maple syrup, with notes of game, smoke, licorice and spices. Full, broad and concentrated; a bit more brutal and less sweet than the Red Hills sample, owing to firmer acidity. Nicely sappy flavors. Finishes with building tannins. Aging in a blend of Darnajou and Taransaud barrels.
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