87-88 Points, Robert Parker
"[T]he healthy examples of 1998 Saint-Pierre have exhibited a deep ruby/purple color and notes of dried herbs intermixed with underbrush, black currant, and compost. The wine is tannic, somewhat austere, and angular, but classic, if that means a typical, rather leanly styled Bordeaux."
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Several samples revealed a mustiness and were unjudgable. The healthy sample I tasted was deep ruby/purple-colored with juicy, black currant fruit intermixed with smoke, dried herbs and spice. Extremely tannic, but fat and succulent in the mid-palate, this medium-bodied, ripe, angular wine should turn out to be very good. Anticipated maturity: 2004-2014.
|Grape varieties||Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc|
|Producer/Bottled by||DOMAINES HENRI MARTIN 33250 ST JULIEN BEYCHEVELLE FRANCE|
|Classification||4e cru classe|
- R. Gabriel : 15
- Vineyard : Medoc
- Wine Spectator : 87
- Country : France
- Grape varieties : Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc