Very, very impressive for this estate. Blackberry and cigar tobacco, with hints of toasted oak. Full-bodied, with loads of velvety tannins and a long finish. Best after 2010. 10,000 cases made. Smart Buys. —James Suckling
A fantastic Spätlese. Rich, succulent and harmonious, boasting peach, citrus and mineral aromas and flavors, all pure and displayed with finesse on a well-integrated structure. It picks up creaminess and a vanilla note on the endless finish. Drink now th —Bruce Sanderson
Bordeaux lovers have an embarrassment of riches in the 2000 vintage. The Lagrange is extremely well-done, beautifully aromatic, with coffee, cedar and blackberries on the nose. Full-bodied, with fine tannins and a mineral, blackberry aftertaste with mediu —James Suckling
Intense, with firm tannins wrapped around spicy blackberry and boysenberry fruit, shaded by spicy, cedary oak. Sufficiently tannic for cellaring. Best from 2004 through 2009. 2,029 cases made. —James Laube
Terrific kabinett. Fine aromas and flavors of lime, vanilla pastry and minerals penetrate the creamy texture. It's all balanced by vibrant acidity, ending in a long cascade of lime and stone. Drink now through 2010. 800 cases made. —Bruce Sanderson
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