Wine Spectator: 95 Points Now we are talking. Wow. Aromas of licorice, flowers and crushed blackberries. Full-bodied and medium sweet, with lovely smooth, fine tannins and a long, sweet fruit finish. Greatest young Vintage Port of Smith...
Wine Spectator: 95 Points Dark and tightly wound, with iron, wild herb and cocoa notes backed by full tannins wrapping the firm dark cherry and plum skin notes, ending with dark tar, graphite and bitter almond. Hide this in the cellar for a...
Maison Pierre Bouree
Charmes-Chambertin is one of Gevrey-Chambertin's lesser-known grand cru sites, located on the Côte d'Or right below the famous Le Chambertin climat itself. Often refered to alongside the Mazoyères-Chambertin vineyard, Charmes-Chambertin...
Wine Spectator: 97 Points Loaded with mango, quince and fig fruit that works harmoniously with green almond, floral and mineral notes. Terrific creamy texture hides the latent acidity while the flavors glaze your palate on the finish. Both pure and...
Wine Spectator: 95 PointsDark and tightly wound, with iron, wild herb and cocoa notes backed by full tannins wrapping the firm dark cherry and plum skin notes, ending with dark tar, graphite and bitter almond. Hide this in the cellar for a few years...
Blend:Aglianico 80%Piedirosso 20%
Canalicchio di Sopra
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:This family-run estate makes an excellent Brunello from its 15 hectares of vineyards in the Canalicchio zone of Montalcino. Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: 91+ Points Saturated deep red. Aromas of crushed and...
James Suckling: 98 Points A massive Yquem, this has a dense palate that is almost chewy like a red. Full and very sweet, with notes of dried apricot, pineapple, and papaya on the palate. Long, with a vanilla-coconut tart finish. What a wine,...
Stephen Tanzer, International Wine Cellar:Bright ruby. Oak-spiced cherry and raspberry aromas are complicated by suggestions of pipe tobacco, licorice and vanilla. Smoky and sweet on the palate, offering smooth red fruit compote flavors and a good wallop...
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: 95 Points A classic, old style Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Montelena’s 2004 reveals beautiful purity along with lots of creme de cassis fruit, a full-bodied mouthfeel, and a long finish. By Montelena...
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
Wine Spectator: 97 Points Very rich, but cuts like a knife, with dried apricot, marzipan and wet stone notes leading the way for richer flavors of candle wax, heather, honey and white peach on the back end. The long, extremely taut finish...
Vinous: 95 Points Saturated red. Deep, concentrated aromas of kirsch, cola and blackcurrant, with mounting smokiness and Indian spice qualities. Livelier on the palate, offering sweet raspberry and cherry-cola flavors, velvety texture and a strong...
Established in 1975 by Ron and Elva Laughton, Jasper Hill produces some of Australia's most individual and compelling Shirazes. Situated in the Heathcote region of Central Victoria, the estate has been largely responsible for establishing this area as...
Tasting Notes:A vintage that needed the extra bottle age to find its groove. The 2004 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon offers enticing aromas of herbs and spices to complement its lovely red fruit flavors, from white cherry and cranberry to raspberry and...