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Oriel Red Bordeaux Blend Bordeaux Contrôlée Iconic 2005

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Aroma: Ripe raspberry, black cherry and creme de cassis. Taste: Fresh dark berry with soft tannins and a delicate finish. Name story: Iconic is named for the legendary blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that has established Bordeaux as the global fine wine benchmark. Vineyards and winemaking: 20-year-old vines in clay-limestone soilds on southwest-facing hillsides. Cold soak and extended maceration in temperature-controlled tanks.

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Oriel:
“...What if you could walk into any wine store or restaurant and select a wine from any of nine countries and dozens of appellations and feel confident that you were getting not only high quality wine but also good value? That's the promise of Oriel.” — Wine Enthusiast Magazine Oriel is a global portfolio of wines that are handmade in small quantities by the world’s best winemakers and sold ... Read more
“...What if you could walk into any wine store or restaurant and select a wine from any of nine countries and dozens of appellations and feel confident that you were getting not only high quality wine but also good value? That's the promise of Oriel.” — Wine Enthusiast Magazine Oriel is a global portfolio of wines that are handmade in small quantities by the world’s best winemakers and sold under the Oriel label. Most of our wines retail for between $15 and $35 per bottle, providing consumers unusually affordable access to wines made by the winemakers behind such esteemed labels as Petrus and Penfolds Grange. Oriel wines have been rated in the 90s by Robert M. Parker and the Wine Spectator, have received numerous awards and accolades and are served at some of America’s top restaurants. Read less

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Snooth User: demosthenes22
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4.00 5
10/15/2009

this was truly and impressive bottle of wine for the price.. as always Oriel delivered a spectacular product!!!


Snooth User: gntop1
1327591,034
3.50 5
03/18/2011

Three and a half glasses



Aroma: Ripe raspberry, black cherry and creme de cassis. Taste: Fresh dark berry with soft tannins and a delicate finish. Name story: Iconic is named for the legendary blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot that has established Bordeaux as the global fine wine benchmark. Vineyards and winemaking: 20-year-old vines in clay-limestone soilds on southwest-facing hillsides. Cold soak and extended maceration in temperature-controlled tanks.

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