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Robert Parker (Dec 94) First the good news. Certan de May's 1992 is obviously a powerful, concentrated wine, with the intensely herbaceous side of Certan de May fortunately subdued. The result is a wine with a forcefully rich, blackcurrant nose combined with scents of smoky new oak, tobacco, and herbs, medium
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 Parker(Feb 97) L'Eglise-Clinet is one of the best-situated vineyards in Pomerol, and proprietor/winemaker, Denis Durantou, is one of the most meticulous producers in Bordeaux. The vineyard is composed of tracts of very old vines (one planted in 1930). The wine, which is made from extremely small yields of two tons
Robert Parker quoted (Feb 97) One of Bordeaux's most compellingly seductive wines, La Conseillante's early charm can lead tasters to believe that the wine will not age. However, top vintages of La Conseillante can age for two decades, but they are often drunk immediately after bottling because of their expressive aromatics,
Robert Parker quoted (Jan 03) Weediness and a slight shortness in the finish are the only flaws in an otherwise relatively good effort from Latour a Pomerol. The color is a deep, dark garnet with some amber at the edge. A big, spicy, sweet nose of black fruits, tobacco, espresso, and
Robert Parker(Jun 2015) The 2005 Nenin is a pleasant, chunky, monolithic style of Pomerol, with excellent density, purity, and earthy, spicy blackcurrant and black cherry fruit. The tannins are well-integrated and the wine should easily last another 10-20 years.