1998 Clos de l'Oratoire, St-Emilion (6L)

SKU #1258460 92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 An opaque blue/purple color is accompanied by a sensational bouquet of melted fudge, plums, Asian spices, blackberries, and prunes. Smoky, barbeque-like spices also emerge with airing. Full-bodied, super-extracted, rich, pure, and mouth-saturating, this large-scaled effort can be consumed with pleasure, but it will age for two decades. (RP)  (4/2001)

92 points Wine Spectator

 Intense aromas of black olive and blackberry, with a hint of grilled meat. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins and a long, rich finish. Very powerful and rich. Just starting to come around. (Web Only 2009)

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Red-ruby. Aromas of red berries, sweet butter, toffee, leather, smoked meat and nutty oak. Round and sappy in the mouth, with bright, intense flavors of currant, cherry and game. Finishes firmly tannic, with a slightly medicinal inky quality. (ST)  (5/2001)

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Specific Appellation:

Saint Emilion