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Mark S


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Thu Mar 23, 2006 5:28 pm



WTN: Alain Graillot, Crozes-Hermitage, 'la Guiraude', 2005

by Mark S » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:38 pm

Deeply colored black cherry. Initially, a very perfumed floral aroma with black fruits. This is one meaty wine: sturdy black fruits (mostly black raspberries and blackberries) meet a wall of tannin on the rugged finish, burly, meaty and sinewy. Needs a piece of bull-cow to really shine. With air, a little diaper poop ebbs and flows, and some olive paste shows up with even more extended airing. Good and holding. Upside? Quien sabe? A-

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