98 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
Medium lemon-straw colour. Intensely fragrant nose with aromas of jasmine, cinnamon buttered toast, stewed apples and preserved ginger. Concentrated honey-nut, warm apple tart and spice flavours fill the mouth giving ample flesh to the firm, fine structure. The bubbles are still remarkably frisky and, in harmony with the crisp backbone of acid, make for a relatively youthful, elegant and exquisitely balanced wine. Very long finish. Drink now to 2015. Tasted December 2008.
Stored on it’s side in a climate controlled cellar since purchase.
Gift box sticker slightly damaged as shown but the gift box is in excellent condition.
Fill level of the bottle is 1/8″ below the foil.
Color and clarity of the wine are flawless.
Overall A+++ condition.