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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Some of Our Favorite Bordeaux
March 20, 2019



2015 Ch de Ribebon (Bordeaux Superieur); Aroma: very fragrant very rich, heady, rather deep; Mouth: clean smooth, rather bright pretty, sweet fruit forward rather forward very nice balance between fruit and fine acid, long fine tannins, very nice structure and balance; Very Good Plus 15.99; Mixed Case, 14.39; Case, 13.59

Left Bank

2015 Ch de Malleret (Haut Medoc); Aroma: reserved, rather dense, bright pretty rather dense; Mouth: smooth sweet rather pretty fine acid clean elegant, lightish fine acidity, pure; Very Good Plus29.99; Mixed Case, 26.99; Case, 25.49

2010 Moulin de La Lagune (Haut Medoc); Color: very dark; Aroma: reserved, heady very dense light; Mouth: clean lightly smooth, thickish texture , nice balancing acid, elegant smooth mid bodied, long; Very Good-Excellent 40; Mixed Case, 36; Case, 34

Right Bank

2015 Ch. La Caze Bellevue (St. Emilion); Aroma: elegant very pretty fresh, fresh rather clean; Mouth: smooth very pretty nice delineation, sweet acid, clean, elegant, lighter bodied; Very Good Plus19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99

2014 Ch. Puy Blanquet (St. Emilion Grand Cru); Color: very dark black, rich; Aroma: reserved nutty, rather dense, heady, bright acid firm; Mouth: smooth bright acid , nutty clean finely wrought, fine tannins, long; Very Good Plus 25.99; Mixed Case, 23.39; Case, 22.09

2015 Ch Tour St. Christophe (St. Emilion Grand Cru); Aroma: very oaky very rich, lean mineral; Mouth: juicy bright sweet acid rich, extracted, fine tannins, very juicy, very dense sweet more linear, bright; Very Good-Excellent 49; Mixed Case, 44.1; Case, 41.65


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