|Pack Size||Source||Qty||You Sell||You Buy||Qty||Action|
|12 x 0.75L||BI Stock IB||1 cs||£1,220.00|
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A distinctive bouquet of violets, soy, pepper, blackberries, cassis, and tree bark gives this 2001 a singular style. This dense ruby/purple-colored blend of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Merlot, and a whopping 14% Petit Verdot exhibits plenty of structure, wonderful sweetness, a closed style, but a rich, textured, persistent character. The unusually large percentage of Petit Verdot gives the wine more structure and less initial charm. This beauty needs some time in the cellar. Anticipated maturity: 2007-2018.
Robert Parker (Wine Advocate #153, Jun 2004)
Tasted blind at Bordeaux Index’s 10-Year On horizontal. This has quite a precocious bouquet with raspberry jam, boysenberry, marmalade and pencil shavings. Very fine delineation and lift, certainly more backward than its peers. The palate is medium-bodied with structure tannins, just a hint of brine on the entry, good depth of black fruit with a sinewy, grippy blackberry and cedar-infused finish. One has the feeling that this has more to offer over the next decade. Tasted March 2011.
– eRobertParker.com, May 2011
Quality 847 | Brand 992 | Economics 971 |
Quality: Above the average quality score of its peer group for the 2001 vintage, 676 Brand: Strong restaurant presence, featuring on 36 of the world's top wine lists, including Amber - Mandarin Oriental Economics: Above its peer group average price of £92 for the 2001 vintage Production: Lower production than its peer group average of 151,058 bottles
- www.wine-lister.com June 2017