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Château le Gay Red Bordeaux Blend Pomerol 2011

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

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

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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
97856259
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.


Snooth User: Mickey1
1018933
5.00 5
Vintage: 1982 06/14/2010

'82 Le Gay: 50/50 merlot cabernet franc: Clear garnet colour,ample body, gentle acidity. Plum and hint of blackcurrant, notes of cedar. Fantastic ! Now fully developed I reckon so drink-up. Not so powerful that you need red meat with it. I had it with roast chicken. Yummy ! (Thank Goodness I still have 2 bottles left.


External Reviews for Château le Gay Red Bordeaux Blend Pomerol

External Review
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
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
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
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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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2008 03/19/2013

Full, deep red-ruby. Inviting aromas of blackberry, licorice, violet and mint. Superconcentrated, lush and generous, but with excellent energy to the black fruit and crushed stone flavors. Boasts superb sweetness paired with excellent grip. Reall... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Chateau Le Gay Pomerol 1500ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2008 09/22/2010

Is this the greatest Le Gay since the 1950 and 1947? Maybe. Certainly it is the most awesome wine made by the new administration of Catherine Pere-Verge. The renowned Michel Rolland consults here. Yields in 2008 were frightfully small, and the grapes... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2008 Chateau Le Gay 750ml


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