2009 Roc de Cambes, Côtes de Bourg

SKU #1088626 91 points Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Medium dark red. Fragrant violet, raspberry and sweet brown spices on the captivating nose. Then compellingly sweet and tactile, with intense ripe red fruit and chocolate flavors that last and last on the smooth, soft aftertaste. Good wine for the money...  (7/2012)

Jancis Robinson

 Racy, coffee notes. Very sweet start. A little severe on the finish. Very youthful. Drink 2016-2024.  (1/2013)

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Staff Image By: Steve Greer | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 11/27/2012 | Send Email
This is a big modern Bordeaux with heady ripe blueberry, baking spices, dark chocolate and almost caramel on the nose. The palate is more ripe blue fruit as well as black raspberry wood spice and coffee. Very soft and smooth with a long finish mainly of ripe fruit. If you like modern wine this is it!

Staff Image By: Chiara Shannon | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 4/4/2012 | Send Email
Here's one for the cellar. An intense nose of rich dark fruits with sweet tobacco smoke, graphite, and bakers chocolate accents leads to a concentrated, complex palate layered with flavors of rich, dark fruits, savory herbs, and Asian spice. The toasted hazelnut, spicy vanilla, and nutty caramel calling cards of new French oak are present but superbly integrated, and will continue to fold in with time. Solid tannins and acidity balance everything out, for a wine of exceptional beauty built to go the long haul in the cellar.

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