|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Graves|
|Varietal:||Sauvignon , Sémillon|
Call it a holdover from student days and wage slavery, but I still rejoice when a gem is found hidden away in the stacks... Chateau Rahoul (Dourthe stable) Blanc is just such a bauble...the scent evokes the Sauvignon Blanc more with gooseberry and lemo...
- Avg. Price $29.59
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Call it a holdover from student days and wage slavery, but I still rejoice when ... hidden away in the stacks... Chateau Rahoul (Dourthe stable) Blanc is just such a bauble...the scent evokes the Sauvignon Blanc more with gooseberry and lemon grass, with a nice acidic entry and more gooseberry, grass and green fruit on the palate. Great with fo... Read More
This is a delicious Merlot-based Graves that is ready right now; graphite and cherry greet the nose, and the entry is dominated by Merlot-typical cherry and some residual tannin/lignin. Finish is smooth and fruity - though not nearly so dense as the 2010 or 2009 (as expected). Good value. A bit underrated, methinks. 89 points. Read More
This Graves is an excellent wine for the price - deepest garnet and inviting plumminess on the nose with more plum and preserved cherry on the palate. Quite balanced without need for further aging( though it would survive for several years with minimal improvement); a nice introduction to the vintage from this region. 88 points. Read More
Very good. 88 Baiano points! :) Read More
I loved the trivia and the details. There is old wine, as in old bottles, old wine that has been sleeping in the barrel and there are old vines. The first two seem easier to understand, but when is a vine to be considered old, is there any notion in regards to years or is it more like the kind of fruit it produces?, or something else?. Read More
Oct 17, 2009
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