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2012 La Prade

La Prade

87Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red

From another of the small estates owned by the very talented winemaking consultant Nicolas Thienpont, this blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc has dense ruby/purple color, loads of blueberries, raspberry and a distinctive chalky minerality, which no doubt comes from the limestone, clay soils of the Cotes de Francs. The wine is medium-bodied, then finishes slightly narrower than Thienpont’s Alcee from the Cotes de Castillon. Nevertheless, it is still a nicely made wine. Drink it over the next decade. Apr 2015, www.robertparker.com

Robert Parker    Score: 87/100

6x75cl-0 Immediate | 224 Marketplace£57.00
Bts-0 Immediate | 3 Marketplace£12.00
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