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2016 Gracia, St-Émilion 12-Pack in OWC (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1468779 93-94 points James Suckling

Outer quote mark Great young wine with crushed-berry and stone character. Full body and polished tannins. Deep and beautiful. Exciting. Inner quote mark (4/2017)

91-94 points Vinous

Outer quote mark The 2016 Gracia is a very appealing wine. An exotic mélange of crème de cassis, blueberry jam, chocolate, spice and leather gives the wine its sumptuous personality and striking inner sweetness. Soil-driven notes develop in the glass, but above all else, Gracia is a wine built on texture and fruit. Even with all of its richness, it has a good bit of freshness and plenty of tannic underpinning. It is also not as overdone as some other recent efforts. Jean-Philippe Fort is the consultant. (AG) Inner quote mark (4/2017)

90-92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Outer quote mark The 2016 Gracia was tasted on two or three occasions. One bottle was showing too much volatile acidity; a second chez Jean-Luc Thunévin was much fresher with plenty of macerated small dark cherries and touches of menthol. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin, not the most complex Gracia that I have tasted although I like the elegance conveyed on the finish that will need three of four years to absorb the new oak. (NM) Inner quote mark (4/2017)

90 points Decanter

Outer quote mark Another one of the original garagistes wines. This is plush, flexing its muscles through the mid-palate and managing to be hugely attractive in its black cherry, liquorice and dark chocolate abundance. One for the hedonists. (JA) Inner quote mark (4/2017)

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PLEASE NOTE: This product is offered as a complete case in original packaging. If the wines are going to be shipped upon arrival, the bottles will be sent in pulp shippers to protect the bottles during shipping, with the empty case itself shipped separately on request. Will Call or Local Delivery orders can be handled as intact cases. Please detail any special handling requests at checkout online, or call us with specific instructions.

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