Chateau Cos D Estournel
Château Cos Destournel 2nd Growth St Estephe 1999 On the palate, plenty of sweet intensity and liquorice. Very well structured with big, firm tannins supporting vivid opulent fruit. A lovely dense wine.
Chateau Cos D Estournel
Château Cos Destournel 2nd Growth St Estephe 2000 On the palate, plenty of sweet intensity and liquorice. Very well structured with big, firm tannins supporting vivid opulent fruit. A lovely dense wine, typical of a great Cos reminiscent of...
Chateau Cos Labory
Chateau Cos Labory 5eme Growth St Estephe 2000 Jancis Robinson states - Particularly opulent, appetising nose although the tannins are currently rather jagged. A good testament to the vintage however, from this rather modest property, my score 17 / 20.
Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste
Château Grand Puy Lacoste 5th Growth Pauillac 2000 Deep opaque colour, wonderfully complex on the nose. On the palate the wine is fantastically concentrated with oodles of spicy fruit and a long lingering finish.
Chateau Gruaud Larose
Château Gruaud Larose 2nd Growth St Julien 2000 One of the greatest wines of the vintage, layer after layer of pure fruit, with a long, long finish.
Chateau La Tour Carnet
Chateau la Tour Carnet 2000 Haut Medoc 4ème Grand Cru Classé "An up and coming Medoc property run by the ambitious entrepreneur Bernard Magrez, La Tour Carnet has come on strong of late and is finally living up to its reputation. The dense...
Chateau Lagrange 3rd Growth St Julien 2000 The traditional cigar box nose is evident in this wine with the highest Cabernet content ever - 76% perhaps due to the wonderful ripeness of the fruit. Masses of fruit, lovely ripe integrated...
Château Palmer 3eme Cru Classe, Margaux, 2000 Merlot 47% Cabernet Sauvignon 53% "Deep in colour, there remains a slight broodiness on the nose, although it loses its inhibitions and develops potent blackberry, strawberry and mint...
Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse De Lalande
Château Pichon Longueville Comtesse De Lalande, Pauillac, Bordeaux, 2000 "Sitting next to my former colleague, Pierre Antoine Rovani, at one of the tastings, he commented that he didn’t like the striking green note in the...
Chateau Pontet Canet
Chateau Pontet Canet 2000 Situated almost opposite to Mouton Rothschild, the potential has always been there. Only recently, under the ownership of Guy Tesseron, has it begun to be realised. Dense colour, solid and chunky on the palate, with a long...