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Robert Parker (Apr 08) The 2006 Te Muna Road Pinot Noir was a little sullen on the nose when I tasted it, the palate displays very fine tannins with a touch of sous-bois and spice towards the plum finish. The precocious Craggy Range has rapidly become one of New Zealandâ€™s premier wine
Robert Parker (Feb 09) This consistently high quality estateâ€™s 2006 exhibits aromas of cedar, black currants, black cherries, loamy soil, and background toasty oak. Medium-bodied and richly fruity with sweet tannin, it should drink well for 5-6 years. Good value.
Robert Parker(Feb 98) The 1995 is possibly the finest d'Armailhac I have yet tasted. The blend was 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Cabernet Franc, and 32% Merlot. This deep ruby/purple-colored wine possesses low acidity, plenty of sweet tannin, and, in both its aromatics and flavors, gobs of ripe cassis fruit are nicely
Robert Parker (May 2011) A big time sleeper of the vintage and a terrific success for Fieuzal, the 2008 is a wine to buy given its realistic price. Dense plum/purple-colored with a soaring bouquet of blue and black fruits, unsmoked cigar tobacco, lead pencil shavings and spring flowers, it is a
Fine wine from two great winemaking teams, Hebrand and Bouard.
Robert Parker (Apr 10) This attractive, low level Bordeaux competes with some of the classified growths, yet it sells for a song. Its dark ruby color is accompanied by a big, sweet nose of mulberries, black currants, earth, and cedarwood. Good ripeness, low acidity, and sweet tannin suggest it will offer
Robert PaA tasty blend of 50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Petit Verdot that came in at 13.5% natural alcohol, this wine displays plenty of cedar wood, loamy soil notes, underbrush and classic black currants and licorice. Well-made, with a supple texture and good fruit, this wine should drink
Fine Wine from Saint Estephe
Robert Parker (Apr, 2014) A spectacular effort, especially for this challenging vintage, Olivier Bernardâ€™s 2011 Domaine de Chevalier boasts a dense ruby/purple color as well as a big, sweet bouquet of subtle charcoal, graphite, black currants and black cherries. Rich and full-bodied with a multilayered mouthfeel and a long, complex, stunning
Robert Parker (Apr 99) While I have been critical of Domaine de Chevalier, because the wines have contained entirely too much aggressive oak for the amount of fruit, recent vintages reveal a more subtle touch with the wood. The 1996 has turned out beautifully from the bottle. It is an exceptionally
Robert Parker (Apr 2015) The opaque bluish-purple 2012 Smith Haut Lafite offers up notes of licorice, graphite, blueberry and blackberry fruit, a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, stunningly ripe, velvety tannins and a long, long finish. This is another sensational effort from the Cathiards that is perfectly balanced, complex, super-rich and pure.
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