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  • TN: 2005 Château La Garde (France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan)

    • 2005 Château La Garde - France, Bordeaux, Graves, Pessac-Léognan (12/30/2008)
      Holy cow this thing was tight! Popped and poured though a 6 hour decant in a hot tub like basin wouldn't have done it any harm, that’s for sure. Shy aromatics as present, but a loaded palate of tart cherry, tobacco leaves and gravel rocks. Masculine 05 tannins demand a hearty winter stew for consumption, and little oak treatment was detectable for this taste. A great bargain form the 05 vintage and Garagiste (89 pts.)
    Dale McClaran



    "Why do people in ship mutinies always ask for "better treatment"? I'd ask for a pinball machine, because with all that rocking back and forth you'd probably be able to get a lot of free games.” Jack Handy...
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