Ramonet's multi-dimensional 1998 Montrachet is certainly one of the
stars of the vintage. Its spice, star anise, toasted oak, and
mineral-scented nose gives way to a rich, broad, powerful character.
Medium to full-bodied, and exhibiting layers of ripe apples, white
pears, and stone-like flavors, this is an intense, concentrated,
compelling effort. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2010. - RP