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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

L'If

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Emilion

Grape Variety:

Merlot Cabernet

L'If, St Emilion, 2017

6x75cl £700.00

3 cases Equiv. £116.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Jacques Thienpont's St Emilion estate, L'If is situated next to Troplong Mondot above the Cote of St Emilion. This is the seventh vintage produced and it is beginning to present its own identity. Previous vintages have been exotic and intoxicating, but not always totally coherent. The 2017 displays a quiet authority and a real sense of identity. There is still plenty of silky perfumed liqueur fruit, mouth filling, ripe, refined and very engaging; the fruit is clear and vibrant with ample concentration and beautifully crafted tannins. The most complete example to date. Delicious! 91% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 14.2% vol, pH 3.52.

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