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2012 La Gaffeliere

La Gaffeliere

91Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red

Very elegant kirsch liqueur-like notes mixed with licorice, spice and earth jump from the glass of this famous St.-Emilion, long-owned by the Malet Roquefort family. A blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc (14% alcohol), this has slightly more acidity and structure than some St.-Emilions. The limestone-dominated terroir comes through in the wine’s striking and very powerful minerality. It is medium-bodied, elegant, tightly knit and probably in need of 2-4 years of bottle age. It should drink well for the following 15 years. Apr 2015, www.robertparker.com

Robert Parker    Score: 91/100

12x75cl-0 Immediate | 10 Marketplace£502.00
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