88+ points Cru Bourgeois Superieur, Medoc. 14% Veering in ripeness towards their dull 2003 but fortunately fresher. This isn’t like their delicious 2002 but it has more stuffing and may develop into something better – though I’m also wary of … Continue reading
82 points Medoc. 14% Very disappointing. Much closer to their 2003 than to the lovely vibrant 2002. Dense ripe wine. Perhaps it will open with time but I suspect this is just too extracted. Reviews of other vintages of D’Escurac.
87 points Bordeaux, France. 14% First taste of this 2003. Lacks the verve and pristine varietal character of the 2002. Less classic. Dry but somewhat cooked flavours – the hallmark of this vintage it seems. I hope that this will … Continue reading
89+ points Haut-Medoc, Bordeaux. 13.5% The first 2002 Bordeaux I’ve tasted, and the first time I have ever tried this producer. Not a bad first impression ! A racy wine. Lovely, pristine, black currant cabernet with new but deftly handled … Continue reading