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Community Tasting Notes (29) Avg Score: 96.1 points

  • wow beautiful crunchy acids rustic yet fresh. a beautiful wine!

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  • Lots of volatile acidity on the nose, but fortunately there is more to it than the oak. Saturation is, like the La Turque '89, simply marvelous, showing waves of sweet fruit balanced but acidity. Lots of vitality here, still primary and a slight dry note on the finish. (The Modern)

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  • In Toulouse. Hugely powerful nose of black fruit, smoked meats, strawberry, black pepper and a slight herbal note. Seriously concentrated on the palate and we saved half the bottle until the next day and while the nose had faded slightly, the palate was even bolder. Quite beefy which a gravely texture and nice grip on the finish. This still needs time to fully integrate but is impressive now.

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  • Drank alongside the La Landonne 1999 by Guigal (wow!) half on Friday (pop & pour) and the second half on Saturday for dinner. Stunning wine, next to the 1999 this wine is in the next gear with another ten years on bottle. Wasn't even aware such great wine could be made in Cote Rotie even though I have been a fan of the appellation since a long time. Notes of the second day, also this bottle really needs the 24 hours to open up. Thick freshly crushed dark cherries in the nose, marzipan, almond-paste but also layers of horse saddle, bacon fat, spices and chocolate. A wine to sit back and mesmerize. On the concentrated and intense palate dark fruits, saddle and wood like wet forest floor in Autumn. Excellent balance, good acidity for many more years. Magical finish (earth and minerals), lingering on for minutes with still loads of well-integrated tannins. Note: It didn't have the delineation of the 1999 and has a different more masculine style.

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