2005 Château Caronne Ste. Gemme Haut-Médoc39 Ratings
2005 Château Caronne Ste. Gemme Haut-Médoc
Wine Spectator: 89 points
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Wine SpectatorThis is a presale offer! Full payment is required on all presales. Wine is due in Spring/Summer of 2008. "Space limitations did not allow complete tasting notes for this Cru Bourgeois, but 2005 is the finest vintage for these wines since 1982. The range of scores for these wines should give readers an idea of just how consistent this vintage is at this level. Given the style of the vintage, most of these wines should be accessible young yet evolve for a decade or more because of their concentrat...
Wine & SpiritsChacirc;teau Caronnes Ste Gemme is a rare bargain from the stellar 2000 vintage. 60% Cabernet Sauvignon and 40% Merlot, itrsquo;s rich ruby color indicates sweetly blackberry and cassis aromas. Full with firm tannins, itrsquo;s loaded with black currant, cedar, and twiggy mint. For the price, itrsquo;s worth grabbing at least two bottles: one to drink now, and one to cellar for a few more years!