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Château La Croix de Gay

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2016 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 90

Medium bodied, forward, ripe, plummy and fresh, with ripe, sweet fruits, some flesh and a lot of Pomerol charm.

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Medium bodied, forward, soft and focused on cherry with a licorice whip, this is an agreeable, early-drinking Pomerol.

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2015 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 89

Medium-bodied, soft and polished, the wine isn't deep, but it's forward, soft, forward and expressive, making it a pleasure to enjoy young.

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Medium-bodied, soft and polished, this wine isn't deep but the fruits are ripe, fresh, round and elegant. 87 - 89 Pts

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2014 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 87

A medium-bodied and forward wine with bright plum and cherry tones and a short finish. 87-88 Pts

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2013 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 86

Light in color, the wine has simple but pleasant cherry personality. Drink this within the first few years of life. 85-88 Pts

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2012 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 87

Medium bodied, with a fresh, cherry, earth and thyme centric personality. The wine has a rustic texture in the tannins that slightly mars the finish.

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2010 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 91

Lush and plush black cherries, chocolate, plum and earthy in character, this value priced Pomerol serves up delicious plummy, silky textured wine that can be enjoyed young, or aged.

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2009 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 91

Pomerol is not a region known for value wines. Bargain hunting wine lovers should take a good look at this beauty, as it combines an opulent, lush styled Pomerol with good value. Lots of juicy black plum, licorice and earthy character are easily found here before ending in a plush, black cherry finish. Drink now, or over the next decade.

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2005 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 89

The addition of 5% Cabernet Franc to the Merlot dominated wine created a soft textured, refined, medium bodied Pomerol, with fennel, plum, black cherry and cocoa. This is already accessible and fun to drink.

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Produced from 95% Merlot and rest Cabernet Franc, the wine features scents of ripe plums, spice and milk chocolate. Soft textured and already drinking well, this medium bodied Pomerol should probably be drunk up before its 15th birthday. The wine ends with a light, black cherry finish.

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2001 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 90

Fully mature Pomerol, with soft, silky textures, a medium body, and a floral, plummy, truffle essence. Popped and poured, this is drinking in its sweet spot. And because it is not really that well known, you should be able to score it for a fair price today.

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2000 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 91

Probably close to mature, the wine is soft, round and supple in texture, with a dark chocolate covered red and black plum, truffle filled perfume. A nice value for a mature Pomerol if you can still find it for about $75 or less.

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1989 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 80

Light ruby color. Earth, spice and coffee aromas. Very simple and short on the palate. Past its short lived prime.

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1970 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 84

Fully mature, with earth, red berries, smoke, soft textures and a short cherry finish. The wine faded in the glass after 20 minutes. Tasted blind, once it was revealed, it showed much better than I would have imagined.

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1955 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 70

The wine is labeled Clos du Commanderie – This is a negociant bottling of Le Croix de Gay. The color of tea, the nose offered damp earth, tobacco and burning leaf aromas. Rustic and starting to run out of fruit, this is well past its prime.

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1945 Château La Croix de Gay  (Pomerol) 65

Orange and brick in color, very little fruit remained, and what little fruit was showing, was dwarfed by the amount of acidity and tartness in its cranberry character. This much more interesting on the nose with its complex, earthy scents than on the palate, with its tart, dry character.

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