Antinori 1998

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Initially the nose is softly perfumed with citrus zest and coriander, but then the juniper bursts through as if yelling, “Wait for me!” The juniper... Read more

Deep bright ruby. Wild highly nuanced nose combines black cherry raspberry roast coffee smoked meat exotic spices and pepper notes. Incredibly swee... Read more

Red wine - 1998 - Tardieu-Laurent Cuv Read more

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External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/18/2009

Initially the nose is softly perfumed with citrus zest and coriander, but then the juniper bursts through as if yelling, “Wait for me!” The juniper grows and grows in the nose, bringing with it the sharp notes that gin lovers crave. The body is big, round, and oily, and the palate—intensely dry—carries through from the nose, except for this time around, its the perfume/juniper notes that lead the way, with the softer citrus flavors, mingling with dark spices (orris root?), providing a complex backdrop. The gin disappears in the throat, but lingers on the palate for a long, long time. A gin drinkers gin. So complex that, although we rarely recommend this: Forget the vermouth. This gin stands too well all on its own.(Wine Enthusiast)Rated 97Clear. Bright, deep juniper and citrus aromas. Medium body. Crisp, assertive juniper bite, with a very smooth, oily mouth feel. Tremendous depth of flavor in the complex array of botanicals. Beautifully balanced with a zest of lemon in the long, lingering finish. World class gin, clearly designed for decadently elegant martinis.(tastings.com)


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/20/2013

Deep bright ruby. Wild highly nuanced nose combines black cherry raspberry roast coffee smoked meat exotic spices and pepper notes. Incredibly sweet and rich in the mouth; creamy confectionery fruit caresses the palate. Finishes with lush completely ripe tannins and explosive fruit flavors. One of the superstars of the vintage; a wine that will give pleasure early and age well. Stephen Tanzers IWC.


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
11/20/2013

Red wine - 1998 - Tardieu-Laurent Cuv


External Review
Source: Luxurious Drinks
11/20/2013

Red wine - 1998 - Dom l'Aigueli


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Winemaker's Notes:

Alcohol Percentage: 12.5 %<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

Alcohol Percentage: 12.5 %<br/><br/>Sugar Rate: 0-5 g/l

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