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Oriel Red Bordeaux Blend St. Émilion Grand Cru l'Exception 2003

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Vineyards | Winemaking 40–70 year old vines in a walled vineyard in Libourne dating to the 17th century. Well-draining gravel and sand soils. Aged 18–24 months in French oak (100% new). Grapes 75% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, 4% Malbec. Tasting Notes Aroma: Wild berry and cranberry with hints of cassis, vanilla and licorice. Taste: Deep blackberry and plum with fine tannins and an elegant finish.

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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

Vineyards | Winemaking 40–70 year old vines in a walled vineyard in Libourne dating to the 17th century. Well-draining gravel and sand soils. Aged 18–24 months in French oak (100% new). Grapes 75% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, 4% Malbec. Tasting Notes Aroma: Wild berry and cranberry with hints of cassis, vanilla and licorice. Taste: Deep blackberry and plum with fine tannins and an elegant finish.

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