"Discreet wood works with airy, elegant, pure, indeed almost diaphanous white flower and lemon juice aromas that serve as a lovely intro to the intense, reasonably complex and minerally middle weight flavors that possess excellent energy though I was surprised that the finish came up a bit short given how good the underlying material appears to be. To be sure, this is a very solid wine but not at its usual rarified level." (Jul 2008)
Stephen Tanzer: 91
"White peach, pear and dusty stone on the nose. Sweet, lively and fine-grained, with lovely limey, minty lift to the peach and pear flavors. A very fruity style, but fresh stony minerality kicks in on the long finish. In fact, here the minerality partly masks the vintage character." (Oct 2008)
Community (CellarTracker): ~94
Consistently excellent tasting notes, drinking very well right now; most recently tasted in Aug 2011
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