K&L Value Bordeaux Tasting
Tasted September 12, 2009 by soyhead with 422 views
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2006 Les Tours De Peyrat
nose - toasty oak, some floral type flavors as well - almost reminiscent of chewing gum.
mouth - red fruit with good cocoa notes. drinking well.
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2005 Château L'Avocat
nose - smoky oak and not much fruit
mouth - well balanced. has a cherry punch type flavor. Quite tannic
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2006 Château D'Aiguilhe
very dark magenta / verging on violet
nose - smoky and creamy oak
mouth - dark plums and red berries. Smooth mouthfeel yet still quite tannic. Could use some time in bottle.
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2005 Château Arnauton
nose - red fruit followed by oak
mouth - dark cherry and ripe strawberry with mouthcoating tannins
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2006 Château Rouget
nose - pungent nose of smoke, mesquite, and roasted meat. This is the most distinctive nose of the evening - is it from the barrel treatment?? mouth - cornucopia of red and dark fruits, almost fruit punch like, yet fully dry. Considerable tannins. Already showing very well.
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2005 Château Ducluzeau
nose - ruby red grapefruit! mouth - fruit punch, with a touch of bitterness on the finish making it highly reminiscent of 'Hawaiian punch'.
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2005 Château Haut-Bages Libéral
nose - toasty oak.
mouth - light red fruit. i did not appreciate the spiciness that was touted. One of the more expensive wines of the night , yet paradoxically to me seemingly lacking in complexity.
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