Chateau Valandraud Saint-Émilion 2005

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Chateau Valandraud Saint-Émilion 2005
$399.00
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$349.00

SKU 00752

750ml

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Category Red Wine
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Region France, Bordeaux, St. Emilion
Brand Chateau Valandraud
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Wine AdvocateThis is one of the most riveting examples of Valandraud Jean-Luc Thunevin has made over the last fifteen years. Thunevin and his partner, Murielle Andraud (who has much of the responsibility for their brilliant Margaux, Marojallia), exhibit impeccable attention to detail, resulting in an inky/blue/purple-colored 2005 Valandraud boasting a sweet nose of melted chocolate, licorice, graphite, espresso roast, and copious quantities of black cherries and blackberries. Pure, layered, and full-bodied, with gorgeous integration of acidity, tannin, alcohol, and wood, this stunning effort will be drinkable in 7-8 years, and should keep for three decades. Slightly more than 16,000 bottles were produced.

Robert Parker, April 2008
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Wine SpectatorDark ruby in color, with intense aromas of blackberry, mineral and dried lavender. Full-bodied, very dense and layered, with powerful tannins. This is big and very rich. A bodybuilder. Needs time. Best after 2016.

James Suckling, March 31, 2008

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