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Château Tirecul la Gravère Monbazillac 2003

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

A 30-year aging curve is possible for the 2003 Chateau. Composed of 55% Semillon and 45% Muscadelle aged nearly 30 months in French oak, it reveals a dark amber color along with a blockbuster bouquet of toffee, maple syrup, roasted hazelnuts, creme b... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from S W France in France. 2003 Tirecul, Chateau La Graviere 500ml

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Château Tirecul La Gravière:
Rising in tiers at an altitude of 60 to 100 metres, all the vines are facing North and East. A remarkable rarity which allows a slow ripening, retaining the complexity and the finesse of the aromas and tastes. The soil is argilo-calcaire with sand here and there. The hard limestone is present in the higher tiers which are mainly given over to dry white. The steep slopes of Terecul allows for... Read more
Rising in tiers at an altitude of 60 to 100 metres, all the vines are facing North and East. A remarkable rarity which allows a slow ripening, retaining the complexity and the finesse of the aromas and tastes. The soil is argilo-calcaire with sand here and there. The hard limestone is present in the higher tiers which are mainly given over to dry white. The steep slopes of Terecul allows for excellent drainage. Its disposition and the abundance of clay favour the retention of the autumnal mists which are indispensable for the development of noble rot. Read less

External Reviews for Château Tirecul la Gravère Monbazillac

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
07/28/2012

A 30-year aging curve is possible for the 2003 Chateau. Composed of 55% Semillon and 45% Muscadelle aged nearly 30 months in French oak, it reveals a dark amber color along with a blockbuster bouquet of toffee, maple syrup, roasted hazelnuts, creme b... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Proprietary Blend wine from S W France in France. 2003 Tirecul, Chateau La Graviere 500ml



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