2006 d'Aiguilhe, Côtes d'Castillon (Previously $34)

SKU #1045043 90 points Wine Spectator

 This shows new wood on the nose, with ripe berry and sweet tobacco. Full-bodied, with a solid core of fruit and firm tannins. Very fresh and racy. Consistently outstanding and always a serious value. Best from 2012 through 2017.  (3/2009)

89 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Good bright medium ruby. Cassis, licorice, minerals and cedar on the slightly inky nose. Sweet, lush and forward, with a distinctly exotic quality to its dark berry and spicecake flavors. This round, pliant wine is all about mouthcoating fruit. Finishes with serious but nicely ripe tannins and very good length.  (5/2009)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 This consistently high quality estate’s 2006 exhibits aromas of cedar, black currants, black cherries, loamy soil, and background toasty oak. Medium-bodied and richly fruity with sweet tannin, it should drink well for 5-6 years. Good value.  (2/2009)

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Staff Image By: Clyde Beffa Jr. | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 8/21/2009 | Send Email
Spicy, lively, some oak evident but plenty of ripe fruit. Tannic finish but decant and enjoy or cellar 5 years.

Staff Image By: Steve Bearden | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 8/6/2009 | Send Email
This property has become one of the stars in this exciting appellation and is consistant vintage to vintage. The aromas are very complex with an array of flowers, red fruit and spice. Although rather flashy, this modern wine has a fantastic sense of proportion and maintains great style. This very well made wine combines sweet cherries, hints of tobacco and ripe tannins that are seamless and integrated.

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