2005 Vieux Chateau Palon, Montagne St-Emilion
According to Wine Spectator: "Pleasant ripe blackberry, with hints of fresh herbs, licorice and mineral on the nose, following through to a medium- to full-bodied palate, with fine tannins and a chewy finish. Best after 2009." (Web Only 2008) According to Robert Parker: "An elegant, pure wine with plenty of berry fruit intermixed with some dusty, earthy notes, a hint of truffle, roasted herbs, and copious sweet cherry and black currant fruit, this medium-bodied, well-made, pure wine should drink nicely for another 5-6 years at the minimum." (08/08) A superb value!