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 Ducru Beaucaillou
Château Ducru Beaucaillou 2eme Cru Classe, St Julien, 2003 "A hot, dry summer resulted in a tiny production of under 10,000 cases of 2003 Ducru Beaucaillou from yields of 35 hectoliters per hectare. This beauty boasts a deep...
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...
Châteauneuf Du Pape Vieux Télégraphe 'La Crau' 2003 A classic Châteauneuf blend of around two thirds Grenache and the balance Syrah and Mourvedre. "The 2003 Vieux Télégraphe Châteauneuf du Pape...
Dow's 2003 Vintage Port Very intense Purplish crimson. Big, broad, burly with an attractively savoury finish. Perhaps a bit simple relative to some. Very fleshy and opulent – the weight of fruit all but masks the tannins (which are certainly there...
Fonseca 2003. Sporting an opaque, black-coloured robe with dark purple trim, the 2003 Fonseca Vintage Port exhibits a nose of profound depth. sweet black mass of dark fruit and spice aromas leads to a character of immense depth, richness, and weight...
Graham's Vintage Port 2003. Aromas of violets just fly out the glass! Endless layers of very ripe blackberry fruit coat the palate. Great depth of structure with sweet liquorice flavour combining with rich tannins, give this wine an outstanding...
Savigny Les Beaune Clos Des Guetottes Monopole Pierre Andre, Côte du Beaune, Burgundy 2010 100% Pinot Noir Cherry, damson, plummy, pinot fruit. Good fresh fruity drink but will develop complexity over the next few seasons. From a...
Domaine A.F. Gros Savigny Les Beaune Clos des Guettes 2012, Cote de Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France 100% Pinot Noir with 16 months in oak. Powerful yet elegant bouquet, predominantly cherry, blackcurrant, raspberry...
Smith Woodhouse Vintage Port 2003. Some dark, spicy fruits. Rounded. More integrated. Very ripe, seamless, pure fruit profile on the palate. But masses of tannin.
Taylor's 2003 Vintage Port. Inky purple black with narrow magenta rim. Classic Taylor nose, with exotic scents of violet and gumcistus et against an impenetrable background of intense dark berry fruit. Stylish and racy palate, displaying a tight fabric...
Warre's 2003 Vintage Port. Very deep crimson colour. Rich fresh herbal aromas of gum cistus. Penetrating taste of vibrant blackberry flavours, very spicy with an abundance of tannins and sweetness conveying enormous complexity of favours. Powerful...