Château la Gaffelière Impériale 2011

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Grand Vin Wine Merchants
Olympia, WA (2,400 mi)
USD 52.99
750ml
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A strong and classic Saint Emilion Grand Cru. Great personality but quite sweet and not so tannic. Read more

80% merlot, 20% cabernet franc on 22 hectares just to the south of St. Emilion (overlooked by Ausone and Magdelaine). Average vine age is 35 years,... Read more

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Snooth User: jeromesutter
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4.50 5
Vintage: 2000 01/01/2008

A strong and classic Saint Emilion Grand Cru. Great personality but quite sweet and not so tannic.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/22/2012

80% merlot, 20% cabernet franc on 22 hectares just to the south of St. Emilion (overlooked by Ausone and Magdelaine). Average vine age is 35 years, planted in clay and chalk soils at a density of 5,400 vines per hectare. Seductively sweet fruit from ... Devon Magee. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 La Gaffeliere 6000ml


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Vintage: 2009 05/19/2010

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 02/25/2012

One of the old, historic vineyards in St.-Emilion, owned by a family that goes back to the 1400s, this wine has gone from strength to strength over the last decade. Cropped at 33 hectoliters per hectare in 2009, during a harvest that took place betwe... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 La Gaffeliere 1500ml


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Vintage: 2009 05/19/2010

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 03/03/2012

Very fleshy, with lush, velvety-textured plum sauce, currant paste and melted licorice notes, woven with toasty spice and backed by a dark chocolate bark note on the finish. Best from 2014 through 2023. 4,165 cases made. -JM Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 La Gaffeliere 1500ml


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Vintage: 2009 05/19/2010

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Vintage: 2009 05/19/2010

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2007 06/10/2013

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