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Community Tasting Notes (24) Avg Score: 89.4 points

  • MASTER AIS BORDEAUX; 10/22/2014-11/30/2014 (HOTEL WESTIN PALACE MILANO): Degustato alla cieca ( 73% Cabernet Sauvignon - 20% Merlot - 7% Petit Verdot) 40% legno nuovo.

    Un pò reticente sulle prime, vinosità quadrata e non particolarmente seducente. Piuttosto sobrio e contenuto, la parte eterea spinge al naso note acetiche un pò invadenti e fastidiose, quasi da pesce in carpione e giardiniera di verdure.

    Al palato c' è poco frutto e molta coerenza espressiva tra naso e bocca, molto dry e di non facile lettura. Attacco ficcante con spinta acida molto viva a cui fa eco un tannino molto granulare.
    Finale caramellato e torrefatto che lascia spazio, a sorpresa, a una bella scia salina lunghissima che fodera la lingua, quasi da vino bianco.

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  • Typical left bank Bordeaux rich in merlot. Deep color. Good fruit and fine oaky tones on the nose. Fresh but full mouth feel.

    Almost 90 p...

    From small bottle.

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  • Deep purple blue color. Young and vigorous nose with blackcurrant, leather and spices. Very expressive and lively taste with a sting of alcohol at the end. Medium long finish. A bit unruly in the beginning but something that settled down after an hour or two. A well build Bordeaux with a promising future. Tasted excellent day 2. Better than expected but the remaining bottles will be saved another 3-5 years.

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  • Decanted and poured. Closed but fine structure and good stuff is waiting to come through. Drink 2018 onwards

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  • Similar experience as the ones I had 2001 and 2005 vintages. I let the wine breath in the bottle for an hour. The nose was complex with mocha, toffee, cassis aromos. After swirling in the glass, a second layer of aromas came out: meaty, mushroom, chinese tea, tobacco and cigar box. The wine had good acidity and modes tannin. It had a first palate of dark fruit with a herbal touch, followed by a second palate of minerality. However, this wine had one shortcoming. Somehow I feel this wine is a bit lean/watery..., it is not as creamy as I had the 2001 and 2005 vintages. +5+12.5+17+7.5=92pts

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  • By Richard Jennings
    5/13/2009, (See more on RJonWine.com...) 90 points

    (Château Chasse-Spleen) Plush, berry and mineral nose; nice berry palate, sweet tannins; medium finish 90+ pts.

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  • By Chris Kissack
    October 2008, (See more on Winedoctor...) 14.5+ points

    (Chateau Chasse-Spleen Moulis) This has some nice fruit on the nose, with a rather dusty character. A dry and austere palate follows, with a firm although ripe tannic grip. It has good acidity, but moderate fruit, and is rather classically styled. A lot of structure here for the substance of the wine. I don't know how well this will come together.
  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2007, (See more on Winedoctor...) 13-14 points

    (Chateau Chasse-Spleen Moulis) This has a rather restrained nose, rather subdued. It certainly lacks impact on the palate. There is a ripe rounding off of tannins, nicely presented, but little in the way of texture or flesh. A rather bare, exposed wine which perhaps shows the difficulties of the vintage. Not a success for Chasse-Spleen it seems.

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