Producer's Note:Ever since it was first produced, and down through the various vintages, Château Beychevelle has reflected the elegance and finesse of Saint Julien's finest terroirs.Graceful and complex, with a tremendous aromatic richness,...
Decanter:Fairly deep red, some maturity; sweet elegant cedary nose, vanilla, lovely fruit, ample lift and flair; medium-bodied, elegant, good acidity, compact, lacks some richness but vigorous; quite good length. (06/1999) Wine Spectator:Deep garnet;...
Cordero di Montezemolo
Producer Note:Since 1340, 19 generations one after another, have managed the Monfalletto property in the town of La Morra, the center of the production of Barolo wine.Even today, the property is entirely family-run. Giovanni Cordero di Montezemolo and...
Wine Enthusiast: 99 Points This wine's dark garnet color with minimal bricking suggests a relatively youthful wine and this certainly could age longer, although it's also delicious now. Wonderfully complex floral and herbal scents easily move...
Giacomo Borgogno & Figli
Oddero Poderi e Cantine
Vinous: 93 Points Oddero’s 1978 Barolo was the unquestioned surprise in our second flight. Oddero is one of Piemonte’s most historic estates. In the late 1970s, Oddero was also one of the top estates in the region. Sadly,...
Château Lafite Rothschild
Wine Spectator: 92 Points Fruity, deep and firm, filled with plum and cherry, backed by youthful, stiff tannins. Needs time for complexity to develop.