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Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 84
Very good ruby-red. Complex, expressive aromas of cassis, black cherry, licorice and animal fur. Supple but with good vinosity; ripe acids are in harmony with the wine fruit. Finishes with mouthcoating tannins and a peppery note. The top wine of St. Estephe in '97 based on my tastings this spring.
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Author: James Suckling
Serious concentration of fruit in this wine, with plenty of chocolate and berry character and a hint of dried herbs on the nose. Full- to medium-bodied, with plenty of fruit and a velvety texture.
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 02/06/2011
Tasted On: 12/25/2008
Sweet nose - fruit and vegetables, but totally dry. First taste was soft and supple, with the tannins nearly gone, primarily leather with very, very light fruit (sour cherry or plum); the fruit is more apparent on the long finish.
After about 30 minutes, the wine develops to be even softer, with a hint of chocolate.
Trust Rating: 77
Tasted On: 12/01/1980
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