Here's another classic right-bank wine from the two-faced '98 Bordeaux vintage. Captivating aromas of wild raspberry, cherry, mineral and grilled meat mark this full-bodied wine, along with huge, silky tannins and an extra-long, caressing finish. Envelops —James Suckling
Despite a rainy harvest on the Left Bank in '98, this second-growth turned in an outstanding performance. Well done. Aromas of black truffles and ripe fruit introduce a full-bodied wine with lots of fruit and velvety tannins. A mouthful. Amazing for the v —James Suckling
Cheval-Blanc's 91 acres of vines form a single, unbroken block, located on the border of the Pomerol appellation. They are planted primarily (57 percent) to Cabernet Franc, along with Merlot and tiny amounts of Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. The estate's —James Suckling
Despite the region's El Niño-ravaged harvest in '98, this joint venture of Concha y Toro and Château Mouton-Rothschild turned out an outstanding wine. It also sets a new benchmark for the price of a Chilean wine. A blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, with Carm —James Molesworth
In the 1998 vintage for Bordeaux, the Pomerol appellation excelled. This perfect wine is going to be hard to find, but it should be a legend as time goes on. Incredibly rich, wild and exotic. Dark ruby in color, and decadent, with aromas of aged game, wil —James Suckling
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