"This has tangy energy, with singed mesquite and sanguine notes leading to juicy mulberry, cassis and plum fruit. The long, charcoal-threaded finish offers ample grip and a serious hint of iron. A lovely showing for this estate. Best from 2014 through 2027. 92 points" – JM, Wine Spectator
"Ruby-red. Aromas of violet, cassis, black pepper and mint. Hints at sweetness and flesh on entry, then turns minty and light in the middle, finishing with slightly grainy tannins and a fragrant quality to its red berry flavors. Not the last word in complexity, fleshiness or length, but this will prove to be a good early-drinking Margaux. 86-88 points"
- Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar, May/June '11