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Château des Gravières Red Bordeaux Blend Graves 2001

Member Review by jtryka:

The wine itself has a lovely deep purple to ruby coloration. The nose is a wonderful blend of rich red fruit, leather and smoke. The taste is remarkably fruit forward, with wonderful ripe plum, red berries and cassis that creates a seeming jolt of sweet fruit flavor that quickly transitions to black pepper and musty oak. The tannins are quite supple, offering a very smooth, dry finish. Given it's age, this wine is probably now entering its prime years for drinking, so it's a good thing I opened it! See my full review on my blog here: http://allaloneonaplanetfullofpeople.blogspot.com/2012/09/2001-chateau-les-gravieres-saint.html

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Snooth User: jtryka
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09/02/2012

The wine itself has a lovely deep purple to ruby coloration. The nose is a wonderful blend of rich red fruit, leather and smoke. The taste is remarkably fruit forward, with wonderful ripe plum, red berries and cassis that creates a seeming jolt of sweet fruit flavor that quickly transitions to black pepper and musty oak. The tannins are quite supple, offering a very smooth, dry finish. Given it's age, this wine is probably now entering its prime years for drinking, so it's a good thing I opened it! See my full review on my blog here: http://allaloneonaplanetfullofpeople.blogspot.com/2012/09/2001-chateau-les-gravieres-saint.html




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