($130) Saturated, deep red-ruby. Superripe aromas of black raspberry and minerals. Dense, silky and superripe, with very rich, fat black raspberry and currant flavors lifted by an invigorating touch of minerality. Perhaps not quite as expressive today as the Beaumonts but a bit more vibrant. The ripe, strong tannins come late, allowing the sweet fruit to expand.
Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: March/April 2006
Wine Advocate | Rating: 96
The 2003 Echezeaux, the finest I've encountered at Domaine Grivot, comes forth with delightful aromas of fresh, sweet blackberries and violets. An ample, medium to full-bodied wine, it expands on the palate to display intensely powerful tar-laced black cherries. Satin-textured and impeccably ripe, it vaunts impressive depth, concentration, and a long finish studded with structure-providing tannin. This exceptional Echezeaux should be drunk between 2010 and 2020+.
Author: Pierre Rovani
International Wine Cellar | Rating: 92
A somber but spicy nose introduces supple, rich and fresh black fruit flavors that culminate in a sweet, intense and delicious backend. This is also a big wine though it's not as powerful and densely structured as the Clos de Vougeot.