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Bernard Faurie

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2015 Bernard Faurie Blanc  (Hermitage) 92

Loads of white peach, lime, nectarine, licorice, caramel, herbs and brown sugar. Concentrated, round, fruity and a bit fat, though it has some freshness. This forward styled Northern Rhone delivers a lot of sweet, fleshy white and yellow fruit with a dash of herbal liqueur in the finish. 92 Points

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2005 Bernard Faurie Bessards-Le Méal  (Hermitage) 92

Young, as you would expect. There are still tannins needing to be resolved. But the firm, crisp red and black fruits, earth, pepper and mineral driven, crushed stone nose is right there. Full bodied and concentrated, with crisp freshness to the fruits, this classic Hermitage will be even better with another 3-5 years in the bottle. 92 Points

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2005 Bernard Faurie Greffieux  (Hermitage) 92

Full bodied, young, fresh, bright, vibrant, tannic and needing time before it really offers up all its stony, dark red fruits, pepper, earth and floral personality. 92 Points

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1990 Bernard Faurie  (Hermitage) 91

Fully mature, the last bottle from the cellar was as you might have guessed, the best. Meaty, stony, crisp, sweet and tart red berries, wet earth, leaf, pepper, herbs and tobacco notes were all in plain view. The wine was focused more on the aromatic complexity than weight or length. 91 Points

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