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This bottle was part of a lot I bought on www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/42890.I bid on this because I had previously had the 2004 vintage which I thought superb.In the 1950's 16 wines of Graves were classified as grand cru as a marketing exercise ...
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This bottle was part of a lot I bought on ... exercise and this included Chateau Bouscaut both red and white.In 1987,however,the northern part of what was the Graves appellation including Chateau Bouscaut and most of the more prestigious properties became the Pessac-Leognan appellation.The Chateau Bouscaut estate dates back to the 16th century ... Read More
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In past posts here on the Forum I have confessed that I regularly drink inexpensive wines. In fact, I have been doing less of that, lately, but last night I picked one out of the rack that, pretty much, blew me away; Epicuro 2009 Salice Salentino -- US$4.99 at Trader Joe's.This wine is a blend of Negroamaro (80%) and Malvasia Nera (20%) grapes... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine from the website ... exercise and this included Chateau Bouscaut red and white.In 1987,however the northern part of what was the Graves appellation including Chateau Bouscaut and most of the more prestigious properties became the Pessac-Leognan appellation.The Chateau Bouscaut estate dates back to the 16th century b... Read More
If I were anywhere near New York on the 29th I'd be going to this event. Great wine, interesting winemakers, and lots of old posters, art nouveau or otherwise. Why is it I'd rather have one of them on my wall then a Flash banner ad from the Web?Price seems like more than a bargain, and the money goes to charity, too.... ... Here's your chance ... Read More
Deep ruby color with rims turning to garnet, good nose of intense and developing flavor of blackcurrant, smoke, blackberry and liquorice. Good acidity to keep the wine lively, with high but round tannin, medium+ body, medium intensity and blackberry, smoke, blackcurrant palate of good length. Good quality and can be kept for a few more years to ... Read More
Apr 26, 2010
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Parker really disliked this one, but I found it much better than he gives it credit for. Powerful nose; smooth on first taste. Not as much fruit as Id like, but notes of tobacco, cedar, chocolate-covered cherries, and tar. The tannins had mellowed nicely. Mid-length finish. Read More
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