92 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2008
($72) Medium green-yellow. Ripe pineapple and passion fruit are joined with aeration by pineapple and lichee. Elegant and complex, with firm-edged acidity in harmony with the wine's ripe, sweet fruit. A texture like raw silk in conjunction with a long gooseberry jelly-flavored finish gives this wine a very elegant impression. Drink now to 2013. (Weygandt-Metzler Importing, Unionville, PA)
91 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
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