1983 La Conseillante, Pomerol (Previously $200)

SKU #1062003

According to the Wine Spectator: "Aromas of eucalyptus, mint and leather. The complex cherry, earth and plum flavors are supported by a full-bodied, fairly tannic structure that turns dry on the finish." (11/86) According to Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "The sweet, jammy nose exhibits a distinctive floral, truffle, black cherry, earthy, smoky personality that soars from the glass. In the mouth, the wine's acidity and tannin are beginning to poke their way through the wine's flesh. A streak of herbaceousness has gotten stronger as the wine has aged, but it is a round, sexy, fully mature La Conseillante ..." (01/98)

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Varietal:

Merlot

- A very popular red grape variety found in the great wines of St. Emilion and Pomerol. It is the most planted variety in Bordeaux, and it has also become an extremely fashionable red in many regions including California. Although it has a reputation to be smooth, and easy to drink when young, Merlot is also capable of producing extremely intense wines as well. It is often used as a blending agent with Cabernet Sauvignon.
Country:

France

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Sub-Region:

Bordeaux

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Specific Appellation:

Pomerol