Chateau Quinault L'Enclos St. Emilion 1998
An elegant as well as powerful effort, this dense ruby/purple-colored 1998 reveals notes of plums, black raspberries, vanillin, minerals, licorice, and spice. Exceptionally rich with an outstanding texture, this medium to full-bodied wine possesses a distinctive, individualistic style, largely because of its floral, blueberry fruit flavors. Although accessible, it will age for two decades. Anticipated maturity: 2002-2020.
Subtle yet rich. Decadent aromas of berry, chocolate and meat follow through to a full- to medium-bodied wine with fine tannins and a long finish. Best after 2006. 2,500 cases made.