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Community Tasting Notes (6) Avg Score: 86 points

  • It's always fun to drink such a wine even if it no longer possesses the same qualities as in its prime years (not even sure if it was ever a great wine). Still showing some colour depth though throwing a lot of sediment. The nose is empty of fruit or maybe with some suggestions of ripe cherries together with damp earth and a touch of pepper. The palate develops in the same lines :absence of fruit, suggestion of earth and pepper. I was surprised to find some edgy tannins dominating over the light body and giving a sour tone the the medium finish. I believe the golden days are long gone but still it was fun to open such a bottle.

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  • Still-healthy medium weight claret colour at the core, but showing layers of age at the rim. On the nose smoke/tobacco to the fore, with fruit vaguely in support. On swirling there's an agreeable sweeter facet to the nose, bringing together the aged & bramble-like fruit a touch of caramel and together quite vibrant.

    On the palate it's pleasantly mid-weight, with subtle fruit, a touch of earthiness and refreshing but not excessive acidity. Some complexity but let's say the complexity isn't bursting at the seams...

    A more than pleasant wine, fading, but fairly interesting and certainly enjoyable to drink

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  • suspicion of cork taint, but probably just a musty smell on opening. Clearly mature, but on a pleasing subtle downslope offering a good backdrop to food.

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  • A not-too-old red-claret colour, albeit with browning at the rim.
    Noticeable wood/tobacco on the nose, supported by more floral (violet?) scents, with plum coming through on swirling.

    On the palate it's pretty restrained, light even, but with fine balance. Acid is supportive rather than prominent and the fruit comes more to the fore than on the nose, but again it's restrained. Not a wine for someone looking for great power or even great complexity. It's quite charming though and very flexible for food matching.

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  • Nice mature bottle of wine. No signs of oxidation. Great nose .medium finish.

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