89(+?) Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2006
($55) Pale yellow color. Aromas of peach and apricot skin, lifted by a whiff of peach blossom. Sweet and juicy, with enticing lemony cut to the pit fruit flavors. Boasts tangy acidity but currently shows limited complexity. Lemon notes that this wine is in a rather closed stage following the bottling.
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