Tertre Roteboeuf 1998
|Score: 94||Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book (4), December 2003|
A dramatic, flamboyant nose of roasted espresso intermixed with chocolate fudge, blackberries, Asian spices, and kirsch jumps from the glass of this ostentatious effort. Full-bodied and layered, with an unctuous texture, gorgeous purity, and an undeniable hedonistic explosion of fruit and glycerin, it can be drunk now, or cellared for 15+ years. To my taste, it is the finest Le Tertre-Roteboeuf since 1990. But watch out for the 2000!
|Score: 94||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (134), April 2001|
|Score: 92/95||Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (128), April 2000|
|Score: 92/95||Robert Parker, Wine Buyers Guide (5), January 2000|
Dark and healthy colour. Savoury nose with velvety full meaty development. Round and fully mature with fine sandy tannins on the finish. Not complete but a rewarding drink already. Quite strong Cabernet influence. Sweet.
|Score: 17||Jancis Robinson MW, JancisRobinson.com, March 2006|
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