100 points Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
The 1990 La Landonne is a perfect wine! Fortunately, more than 800 cases were produced. It possesses an opaque black color, and a huge, truffle, licorice, cassis, and peppery-scented nose. While it is one of the most concentrated wines I have ever poured across my palate, it is perfectly balanced, with adequate underlying acidity, huge extraction of ripe fruit and tannin, and a phenomenal 70-second or longer finish. This is the essence of Syrah! Give this monumental wine 7-10 years of cellaring; it will last for 40-45+ years. (RP) (1/1997)
97 points Wine Spectator
The richest of the crus in this monumentally rich vintage, offering ripe plum, smoke and game flavors and full, muscular tannins. Not as exuberant as La Mouline at this stage, but should last longer. Try in 2000.–Guigal Côte-Rôtie vertical. (TM) (11/1995)
Stored on it’s side in a climate controlled cellar since purchase.