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Chateau La Gaffeliere 2008

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    Parker : 91 / 100
    J. Suckling : 93 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    This very strong effort achieved 14.5% natural alcohol in this vintage, and is a blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. This wine is looked after by Stephane Derenoncourt, who has turned out a beautifully elegant, dark plum/purple-colored 2008 with notes of black cherries, blackberries, damp earth, truffle, and a hint of spicy new oak. Medium to full-bodied, with sweet tannin and a long, rich finish, this impressively endowed wine should hit its peak in 4-5 years and last for two decades or more.
    BordeauxSaint-Emilion
    Alcohol
    14

    Grape varieties
    Merlot/Cabernet Franc

    Dessert wine
    No

    Environment
    Sustainable

    J. Robinson
    16

    J. Suckling
    93

    R. Gabriel
    17

    Wine Spectator
    90

    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
    91

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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