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Château le Gay Red Bordeaux Blend Pomerol 2011

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

90% merlot and 10% cabernet franc. From a 10.5-hectare estate on the Pomerol plateau, vines average 50+ years in age planted in clay, gravel and limestone. Harvesters pick in blocks, at three different times to ensure optimal ripeness. Polished and e... Neil Mechanic. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Chateau Le Gay Pomerol 6000ml

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Snooth User: Brian Hammond
799549198
4.00 5
Vintage: 2009 06/01/2012

Four glasses


Snooth User: regenbogenwein
1975602,124
4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 06/12/2009

Four glasses


Snooth User: Bill Howard
33169110
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 10/22/2007

I think others have severely underscored this wine. Espresso, jasmine, sauteed mushrooms and black pepper on the nose, great grip with vanilla, dark chocolate, toast, black olive... long italian roast finish that you'll expect to be on your palate for hours. This is 98% of Chateau Le Dome for a quarter of the price. I'd swear this wine has caffeine in it -- this comes from grapes? Amazing, exciting wine from an overlooked vintage. $60 95 points WKH 95 points


Snooth User: regenbogenwein
1975602,124
3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 06/12/2009

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: nickr23
119182102
2.50 5
Vintage: 1996 01/10/2009

Two and a half glasses


Snooth User: neilsnooth
2485638
4.00 5
Vintage: 1990 09/04/2009

Opened a bottle of the 90 le gay in a casual occasion. aroma was still very outgoing as soon as it was uncorked. it was plummy on the nose, moderate thickness. very soft tannin on the palate and a 10 seconds+ finish. great wine.


Snooth User: MReff
97856254
3.00 5
Vintage: 1982 12/16/2008

Nice fruit on the nose medium acid, great balance. Some hints of cedar and berry flavors for the fruit. A great mature Bordeaux. Even after an hour it still held together.


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External Reviews for Château le Gay Red Bordeaux Blend Pomerol

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/24/2012

90% merlot and 10% cabernet franc. From a 10.5-hectare estate on the Pomerol plateau, vines average 50+ years in age planted in clay, gravel and limestone. Harvesters pick in blocks, at three different times to ensure optimal ripeness. Polished and e... Neil Mechanic. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Chateau Le Gay Pomerol 6000ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/31/2012

This isnt shy about its toast, with mocha and spice aromas boldly leading the way, but theres serious flesh too, with açaí berry, blueberry and blackberry notes all melded together and driving through the anise-tinged finish. A strong showing. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Chateau Le Gay Pomerol 6000ml


External Review
Vintage: 2010 02/14/2013

Much brighter than the rustic earthy 2009 vintage. In the new Chateau Le Gay the cherry and raspberry take a front seat to the spice and loam notes. Fresher and not quite as weighty as many of our Bordeaux. Great with steak and mushrooms.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 05/18/2012

Tasted at the chateau and the Syndicat, a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, cropped 3rd to 6th October, the Le Gay 2010 has a lifted, pure bouquet of dark cherries, a touch of cassis, crushed violets and a hint of blueberry. The palate is m... Neal Martins Wine Journal. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Chateau Le Gay Pomerol 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 06/19/2010

Blueberry, sea shell and blackberry aromas. Full-bodied, with chewy tannins, yet polished and cool, with a long, racy finish. Dense, with a solid core of everything. Score range: 93-96 -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Chateau Le Gay 1500ml


External Review
Vintage: 2009 02/14/2013

A rustic earthy style of Bordeaux perfect for those who prefer classic Old World reds. Subtle black fruit is enveloped in leather black pepper dried herbs and loamy soil notes. Great with a juicy extra-rare steak or slow-roasted pork dish.


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

90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. Situated on the clay and gravel plateau of Pomerol adjacent to Chateau Petrus, the average age of the vines is over 50 years. The topsoil is gravel with clay and limestone in the substrata. Yields in 2009 were just... Andy Frieden. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Chateau Le Gay Pomerol 1500ml


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