The 1996 vintage of this wine was ranked #8 on the Wine Spectator's Top 10 Wines of 1999
Color: Dense, deep, almost black
The nose is still closed: black fruits, spices, chocolate.
Complex palate, long, rich, powerful, cherry, cocoa, licorice, tobacco brown, prune
This is a very big wine, full and very structured, with nice length, the tannins are very robust, with great aging potential.