2005 Chateau La Conseillante Pomerol
|Vineyard:||Chateau les Hauts Conseillants|
"With the son of the Nicolas family, Valmy, taking over and ratcheting up the selection process as well as the quality, La Conseillante appears poised to challenge its closest neighbor, l’Evangile, as...
International Wine CellarBright, medium red-ruby. Superripe, complex aromas of kirsch, musky espresso, fruity dark chocolate, spices and game. Wonderfully lush, sweet, dense and ripe; in fact, atypically large-scaled and full for La Conseillante but perfectly framed by harmonious acidity. The light meaty quality is buried in dark fruits on the palate. The spreading, horizontal finish is very sweet, subtle and long, with fine-grained tannins and lovely lingering aromatic perfume. This beauty will be great fun to follow o...
Wine & SpiritsRating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 10/08
Wine AdvocateRating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 170 on Apr-07
User Tasting Note
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