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  1. richardhod


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  2. christhewino


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Community Tasting Notes (3) Avg Score: 89.3 points

  • Same as I said before. Great for a 16-year old wine that's not fromthe top drawer. A little light on the fruit, but then a St Emilion of this age isn't going to be huge. Still crisp ad red fruits are there. See my last note.

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  • Agree with Christhewino here on description. Also, nicely-aged: Brick colour, bottle aromas. It has good acidity, but not a lot of fruit on the palate. Has a Light-medium weight, and present late dry wood tannins, but not heavy. Old schooll style, well-done mid-level getting a bit old now. Not bad for 12 pounds, or about $19. Good with a light roast.
    As it opens up after 10 minutes, some red fruits omem through (sweet cherry, Cabernet red fruit, and some minerality comes through. The palate lengthens to a mouthwatering extent, and tingles to the end when the soft drying tannins appear. This mmight be a lot better than I initially thought. It's still medium-light, and could do with some more body, but in essence, great value from majestic.

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  • Aromas of leather and damp pine with plum and red fruits. The palate is smooth with a final woody dryness that doesn't detract from the fairly full fruit flavours. Maybe not many years left in this so enjoy now while it is very good.

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