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Clos Puy Arnaud

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2018 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 87

Medium-bodied, bright, crisp, fresh and floral, with a licorice and red cherry twist to top it off. 86-88 Pts

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2017 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 86

Bright red fruits, licorice and spice lead things off. Medium bodied and vinified for early drinking, the finish is bright and crisp.

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2016 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 87

Medium-bodied, this is on the fresh, floral, red plum and cherry side of the style range and should be ready to drink on release.

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2015 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 86

Medium-bodied and on the fresh, bright, strawberry and cherry side of the style range, this wine will be ready to drink on release.

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2014 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 87

Light color, this bright, red cherry and licorice dominated, fresh, medium bodied wine will be best in its fresh youth. 86-88 Pts

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2012 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 87

Licorice and black cherry on the nose, with a forward, medium bodied, bright, sweet and tart, strawberry and cherry character.

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2011 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 87

Forward, soft textured, easy to drink, medium bodied, earthy, plum, cherry and thyme focused wine for current consumption.

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2010 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 89

Ripe spicy berries are led by fresh, black raspberries, jam, earth, licorice and a touch of espresso bean. Deep in color, young and fresh, this blend 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon should be better with a few years in the bottle.

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2009 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 90

A nice Bordeaux value wine here, with its forward style, round, soft, polished textures and licorice, ripe black cherry and truffle personality. The wine was made from a blend of 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine reached 15% alcohol, yet there is no sensation of heat.

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2008 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 89

Medium bodied, fully mature, with a floral, earthy, thyme and red plum nose, the wine has soft textures, coupled with a bite from the acidity, that gives this wine a lot of lift. There is no sense in aging this any longer.

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2005 Clos Puy Arnaud  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 88

Medium bodied, fully mature, with good freshness to the fruit, the wine has a fine, sweet, plum, licorice and black cherry character, with the right amount of earthy, secondary notes. But its lack of density and fruit is also apparent. Popped and poured, the wine was made from a blend of 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.

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