Chateau Fourcas Hosten
Château Fourcas Hosten Listrac Medoc 2003 Good colour, fragrant, aromatic nose, a slight sweetness, rich ripe and soft with plenty of fruit structure. Terrific value.
Chateau Duhart Milon
Chateau Duhart Milon 4eme Cru Classe 2003 Produced by the same team that make Chateau Lafite. General agreement that this is the finest Duhart ever tasted, deep crimson, meaty, full substantial nose, really deep, velvety and exciting.
Chateau Haut Brion
Château Haut Brion 1er Grand Cru Classe 2003 58% Merlot, 31% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Cabernet Franc The smallest vintage in years, under 10,000 cases. Jean-Philippe Delmas, the owner, says this wine could be better than the 2000...
Château Monbrison Margaux 2003 Very deep ruby, good concentration of lovely Cabernet fruit, supple, elegant, floral and fragrant, ripe with good length.
Chateau Mouton Rothschild
Château Mouton Rothschild 1eme Cru Classé Pauillac 2003 Herve Berland feels that this is an exceptional Mouton, comparable with 1982. Prune like richness and concentration married with exotic spiciness. Brooding and powerful...
Chateau Saint Pierre
Château Saint Pierre St Julien 2003 79% Cabernet-Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 1% Cabernet Franc. "beefy, masculine, vigorous, full-bodied wine, the 2003 Saint-Pierre is just beginning to hit full maturity. A lovely bouquet of cedarwood, forest...