Bright, saturated ruby-red. Ineffable, perfumed aromas of black raspberry, violet, cocoa powder and iron. Large-scaled, round and lush; a wine of outstanding volume and sweetness. Wonderfully perfumed Burgundy Today the Suchots is more open and complex in the middle palate, while this demonstrates its complexity and precision more on the aftertaste.
Cask sample. Sweet and oaky. Exciting. Reverberates. Great fruit and chew. A really successful combination.
Anticipated maturity: 2009-2020
Robert Parker 95
Toasty black cherries and violets make up the beguiling aromas of the 2002 Romanee-St.-Vivant. This suave, feminine wine is reminiscent of Audrey Hepburn because of its hugely elegant, extraordinarily pretty, and graceful personality. Medium-bodied, it displays a concentrated core of fruit made up of mocha-tinged blackberries, dark cherries, and hints of tar. Its impressively prolonged finish exhibits loads of sweet, supple tannin. Projected maturity: 2007-2018. Importers: A Peter Vezan Selection, Paris fax #011-33-1-42-55-42-93, and also represented by Russell Herman, Berkeley Heights, NJ; tel. (908) 771-9082
Anticipated maturity: 2007-2018