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2005 Domaine de Barbazan Madiran Vieilles Vignes

Tannat

  • France
  • Southwest France
  • Madiran
Drink between 2015 - 2025 (Edit)
CT88.2 5 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 3

  • AndersThoresson wrote: 86 points

    January 5, 2014 - Has calmed down quite a bit. Definitely a nice wine, but didn't really do it for me. Don't know why, since all the parts are there.

  • AndersThoresson wrote: 87 points

    June 23, 2012 - Has food qualities, but the relentless tannins are somewhat overwhelming.

  • Finare Vinare wrote: 88 points

    September 3, 2011 - Vinik "outlet" tasting: This is not for the faint of heart. Fresh and pure nose without any oaky flattery at all. Good acids, medium fruit and quite severe tannins that call for a really long airing and/or a dinner with lots of animal fat. Restaurant quality meat and a risotto with marrow bone would be a good idea. Not a charmer at the moment, could do with some years in the cellar. Classic-style wine from 100% tannat, 100 year old ungrafted vines and organically grown grapes. A contender for ugliest label ever.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine de Barbazan
  • Varietal Tannat
  • Designation Vieilles Vignes
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Southwest France
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Madiran

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 6 (55%)
  • Consumed 5 (45%)

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