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A truly outstanding bottle of wine! Beautiful golden colour with aromas of honey, orange blossom, apricot, and a touch of nuttiness as well. It's medium sweet with a good amount of acidity to keep it balanced and finishes up with a nice, long finish. One of the best wines I've had this year and a seriously good value ($42 in Quebec). A true gem! Tasted January 2012.
This Loire icon is for the serious wine enthusiast. Still in its youth in terms of approachability right now. Notes of petrol are not unusual with this style of wine but it fades with age bringing honey, almond extract, and apricot. The wine is not as sweet as you might expect and if you do open the '96 anytime soon, do so the day before you intend to drink it. You will be amazed by the difference 24 hrs will make.
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