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New York Wine Exchange USD 52.99 750ml

Oriel Cahors Falerne 2002

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Falerne was a celebrated wine in the 12th century that the Bishop of Cahors sent to powerful men to win their gratitude.

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  • 2002

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Winery: Oriel  
Color: Red
Varietal: Malbec
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Oriel:
“...What if you could walk into any wine store or restaurant and select a wine from any of nine countries and dozens of appellations and feel confident that you were getting not only high quality wine but also good value? That's the promise of Oriel.” — Wine Enthusiast Magazine Oriel is a global portfolio of wines that are handmade in small quantities by the world’s best winemakers and sold ... Read more
“...What if you could walk into any wine store or restaurant and select a wine from any of nine countries and dozens of appellations and feel confident that you were getting not only high quality wine but also good value? That's the promise of Oriel.” — Wine Enthusiast Magazine Oriel is a global portfolio of wines that are handmade in small quantities by the world’s best winemakers and sold under the Oriel label. Most of our wines retail for between $15 and $35 per bottle, providing consumers unusually affordable access to wines made by the winemakers behind such esteemed labels as Petrus and Penfolds Grange. Oriel wines have been rated in the 90s by Robert M. Parker and the Wine Spectator, have received numerous awards and accolades and are served at some of America’s top restaurants. Read less

External Reviews for Oriel Cahors Falerne

External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
08/25/2008

Falerne is both the most expensive and by far the best Cahors available, the Haut Brion of this once-famous region, where the Malbec is king. Bouquet of blueberry, plum, licorice and spice box. Powerful and dense with a very long finish. Potent wine!


External Review
Source: Morrell & Company
04/01/2008

Oriel Falerne Cahors Falerne is both the most expensive and by far the best Cahors available, the Haut Brion of this once-famous region, where the Malbec is king. Bouquet of blueberry, plum, licorice and spice box. Powerful and dense with a very long finish. Potent wine!



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Aroma: Blackcurrant, blueberry, raspberry, menthol, licorice and spice.Taste: Intense, dark fruits and a velvety tannic structure.

Falerne was a celebrated wine in the 12th century that the Bishop of Cahors sent to powerful men to win their gratitude.

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