1999 Domaine Jacques Prieur Montrachet Grand Cru (scuffed labels)
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
The outstanding 1999 Montrachet reveals toasty pears, apple, and minerals in its nuanced aromas. Medium-bodied and complex, this is a rich, deep, dense, and intense wine. Plump waves of white fruits, spices (including cinnamon and nutmeg), as well as honey-coated minerals can be found throughout this gem's personality as well as in its admirably long, pure, and smooth finish. (PR)
Allen Meadows - Burghound
Young Montrachet can often be quite austere yet this is forward and flashy with expressive aromas of oak spice, orchard fruits and a background note of acacia blossoms followed by large scaled, relatively dense flavors of remarkable complexity and a fine minerality that continues on into the intense and remarkably powerful finish. A very impressive effort.
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar
The deepest color of the three Prieur grand crus. Superripe aromas of dried fruits, nut skin and iodine. Fat, silky and voluminous; powerful and rich in extract but currently aggressive and a bit hot. "A real bulldozer on the palate," says Martin Prieur. This will need time in bottle. (ST)