Chateau La Gaffeliere 2005

Chateau La Gaffeliere 2005
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Parker : 96 / 100
J. Suckling : 95 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The finest La Gaffeliere I have ever tasted, the prodigious 2005 boasts a dense ruby/purple color in addition to a flamboyant bouquet of lead pencil shavings, creme de cassis, blackberries, smoked meats, incense, and Asian spice. Fabulously deep and full-bodied as well as ethereal and exceptionally elegant for its explosive richness and intensity, its lightness of being reflects the vineyard's sensational terroir. This succulent beauty appears to be approachable, but that belies some significant tannins. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2030+.
BordeauxSaint-Emilion
Alcohol
14.5

Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Sustainable

J. Robinson
16

J. Suckling
95

R. Gabriel
17

Wine Spectator
93

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau La Gaffeliere

Classification
1er grand cru classé "B"

Parker
96

Allergens
Contains sulfites