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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château La Croix de Gay

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Pomerol

Grape Variety:

Merlot Cabernet Franc

Château Le Croix de Gay, Pomerol, 2008

12x75cl £420.00

1 case Equiv. £35.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

"Is this the greatest Le Gay since the 1950 and 1947? Maybe. Certainly it is the most awesome wine made by the new administration of Catherine Pere-Verge. The renowned Michel Rolland consults here. Yields in 2008 were frightfully small, and the grapes were harvested in mid-October. The result is a black/purple-colored wine revealing a bouquet of graphite, incense, ink, and stunningly pure, rich dark red and black fruits. Massive in the mouth, with surprisingly good acidity, a boatload of sweet, supple tannin, a multilayered mouthfeel, and a finish that lasts nearly a minute, this phenomenal effort should be drinkable between 2015-2040". 95-98 points. - Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, Issue 182

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