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Girolate

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2018 Girolate Blanc  (Bordeaux) 88

Light, fresh, easy drinking, yellow citrus oriented wine for early drinking consumption.

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2017 Girolate Blanc  (Bordeaux) 87

Easy quaffing white wine with a straight forward, fun already tasty bright, citrus personality.

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2017 Girolate  (Bordeaux) 88

Dark in color with black cherry, flowers and chocolate, the wine is medium bodied, soft and forward with a polished finish.

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2016 Girolate  (Bordeaux) 90

Dark in color, the wine is rich, deep, powerful and intense. The fruit, herbs, and freshness are all there in the right place. The lift in the finish keeps it interesting.

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Deep in color, with an oaky, dark chocolate, fennel, blackberry, and plummy character. The wine is round, lush and shows a strong oak/espresso component along with its sweet, red and black fruit profile.

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2015 Girolate  (Bordeaux) 90

Forest aromas along with chocolate covered cherries, licorice and vanilla with a hint of mint to open the wine. On the palate, the wine is soft, approachable, round and loaded with sweet, ripe, juicy, dark red fruits. Drink it now, or age it for a bit.

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Produced from 100% Merlot, the wine is dark in color, with an oaky, blackberry, cocoa, licorice and chocolate character. Concentrated, round and lush, there is a definitive oak profile that is not going to please everyone.

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2012 Girolate  (Bordeaux) 87

Produced from 100% Merlot, the wine offers, black raspberry, cocoa, thyme, chocolate and herbal notes on the nose, finishing with a lushly textured, cherry, espresso bean and vanilla finish, made for early consumption.

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2005 Girolate  (Bordeaux) 92

Licorice, coffee bean, blackberry jam, blue fruit, black cherry, truffle, earth and smoke get you going. On the palate, the wine is rich, round, fat, deep, long and with low acidity, finishing with sweet, lush, silky, black cherry liqueur sensations. If you can find a bottle, this would show better than many wines with a much higher level of classification. On the one hand, this could be the best example of a of very good wine made from a humble terroir I've ever tasted. On the other hand, it's a lot of money for a generic Bordeaux.

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