"The 2003 came across like a Pinot Noir with its soft tannin and elegant nose of flowers, sweet cherries, subtle licorice, and spice box. Sexy, heady, and round with low acidity and silky tannin, it can be enjoyed over the next 8-10 years. It is an atypically forward and approachable Magdelaine."
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
"Very attractive blackberry, cherry and light meat aromas and flavors. Full-bodied, with soft tannins and a caressing finish. Subtle yet rich. Lots going on here. Give it time. Best after 2010."