2009 d'Aiguilhe, Côtes de Castillon (1.5L)

SKU #1083745 93 points James Suckling

 Intense aromas of sliced mushrooms, blackberries and spices follow through to a full body, with sweet, ripe fruit, velvety tannins and a fresh clean finish. Tangy and fresh. Best ever from here and one of the values of the vintage. Best in 2016.  (2/2012)

90-92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 Tiny yields of 20 hectoliters per hectare have produced a wine with terrific fruit intensity, a moderately tannic structure, and hints of chocolate, cedar, spice box, and earth. Although not as big as I expected given the vintage, it is well-made and impressively endowed. Enjoy it over the next 12 years.  (4/2010)

89-92 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Very rich, spicy aromas of dark smoky plum and blackberry jam are just this side of overripe, but manage to stay maintain vibrancy. This successfully continues its balancing act on the palate, with very ripe, luscious black fruit and dark chocolate flavors that are kept lively by sound, harmonious acids. Finishes long and smooth, with a lingering note of spicy plum.  (6/2010)

91 points Wine Spectator

 Alluring aromas and flavors of toast, mineral and roasted plum are expressive and energetic in this rich, modern red. The texture is broad yet polished, with well-integrated tannins and fresh acidity. Drink now through 2019.  (3/2012)

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Note: Futures item. Wine will arrive 2012-2013. You will be contacted for delivery instructions.

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