2005 chateau haut marbuzet
"Good saturated red-ruby. Deep, ripe, expressive aromas of black raspberry, coffee, mocha, menthol, black olive and chocolate truffle. Sweet, seamless and lush, offering excellent volume in the mouth and considerable early sex appeal. This boasts the exotic character of Haut-Marbuzet in spades. Sweet, long, large-scaled wine with fine-grained tannins arriving very late"
"Shows intense aromas of blackberry, currant and spices. Full and rich, with a slightly earthy and funky undertone, but I like the decadence and richness. The tannins are polished. Best after 2013. 30,000 cases made." - 91 Points Wine Spectator
"Exceptional. Complex. Very elegant tannins, blackberry and sensuous. Beautiful palate. A delight. Drink 2013-18." - 5 Stars - Decanter