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Community Tasting Notes (64) Avg Score: 92.5 points

  • This wine was drank at home without decanting. It was slightly orange in colour and a bit cloudy when poured. The nose had some cherry and medicinal smells to it. In the glass was a wine that had lots of red cherries and some vanilla tastes. It was also quite sour and had strong acidity to it. The tannins were strong but at a good level.
    This wine gave no obvious signs that it was corked or spoiled but I certainly didn't enjoy it tonight.

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  • Similar to previous notes but this time, the wine was much more open. Gave this a 3 hour decant and it showed beautifully. Great wine, drinking well, but won't touch another for a few years.

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  • Coravined two small glasses. NOWHERE near ready. Lovely nose but brutish palate with up front tannins. I will decant the remainder in about 6 months for at least 4-6 hours and let the rest sit for another 5 years. Should be spectacular when mature.

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  • Rich, ripe, concentrated and showing a good intensity of flavor, this still youthful wine has velvety tannins and a polished, lushly textured finish.

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  • MASTER AIS BORDEAUX; 10/22/2014-11/30/2014 (HOTEL WESTIN PALACE MILANO): Degustato alla cieca. ( 60% Merlot - 30% Cabernet Franc - 10% Cabernet Sauvignon). 100% legno nuovo.

    Aromi tostati da caldarroste caramellate e toni vegetali, molto ricco, acqua di fiori e di cottura delle verdure bollite. Poi sottobosco, humus e un tocco un pò rustico, selvaggio, fin troppo pungente che vira sull' acetico.
    Molto etereo, il frutto è sotto spirito, ma i toni sono scuri, concentrati tanto da imbrigliare i profumi e renderlo ancora un pò monocorde.

    In bocca ha un temperamento da vino "moelleux", rotondità tattile, calorosa. Ha un grande allungo giocato su registri speziati di cannella e radici di liquirizia, anche qui il tannino è davvero masticabile, non ti molla più e fodera la lingua per secondi che sembrano minuti.
    SUl finale bella scodata salmastra, ma il legno nuovo è ancora un pò troppo invadente.

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  • By Chris Kissack
    November 2007, (See more on Winedoctor...) 18+ points

    (Chateau Pavie St Emilion) A very dense and glossy appearance here. The nose is appealingly aromatic, carrying the essence of freshly crushed blackberries, perhaps a little cherry, alongside which there is plenty of spice and aromatics derived from this wines time in oak, which exceeded 24 months. The palate is initially a little surprising, not showing a lot of flesh at first, but this fills out in the midpalate and it has all the rich, creamy texture here that you would expect. There is a wonderful depth of fruit, with a pickling-spice complexity that sings extract, quality and promise to me. Deep, structured, but harmonious, the tannins being firm and defined, but well covered with fruit. This has excellent potential.

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