94 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2008
($88) Pale green-yellow. Seductive aromas of fully ripe peach, apple blossom and orange zest. Complex and multilayered, with juicy peach and apricot complemented by nutmeg and lemon. An agile acid structure allows the flavors to dance over the palate. The wine's delicately extracted sweetness is harmoniously integrated. Aromatic flavors linger like a delicate veil on the finish. Offers excellent aging potential. Drink 2010 to 2027.
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