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Tasted in April 2016. 90% Merlot + 10% Cabernet Franc, yield per ha 30 hl, vinified in 100% new oak. Aromatic nose of sweet blueberry/blackberry fruit, stylish, well-knitted, silky fruit and tannin, long finish. Very high quality here - seems close to 2005 vintage.

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Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Expressive but elegant nose with dark berries, vanilla and hints of dark chocolate. On the palate firm tannins, juicy fruit, well balanced character with convincing length.
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Ruby. Dark fruits, mint and spices nose, eucalyptus. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rounded, leaner body, quite elegant. 88-90
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Pomerol, Bordeaux

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 Izak Litwar / The most important Scandinavian Bordeaux Critic, Pro (Denmark)  tasted  Le Gay 2015  ( Le Gay )

Tasted in April 2016. 90% Merlot + 10% Cabernet Franc, yield per ha 30 hl, vinified in 100% new oak. Aromatic nose of sweet blueberry/blackberry fruit, stylish, well-knitted, silky fruit and tannin, long finish. Very high quality here - seems close to 2005 vintage.

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 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  Le Gay 2015  ( Le Gay )

"Ruby. Dark fruits, mint and spices nose, eucalyptus. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, rounded, leaner body, quite elegant. 88-90"

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Le Gay 2015  ( Le Gay )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Expressive but elegant nose with dark berries, vanilla and hints of dark chocolate. On the palate firm tannins, juicy fruit, well balanced character with convincing length. "

1y 4m ago

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