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Château Tayac 2000

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Vintage: 2000
Type: Red Bordeaux Blend
Country: France – Bordeaux – Côtes de Bourg

This wine is has a medium garnet colour, fading to a nice brownish colour on the edge. On the nose are blackcurrant, raspberries and dark fruit with a hint of vanilla. On the palate are flavours of dark fruit, cherry, blackcurrant and coffee. Nice long finish. A very nice glass of Bordeaux that is drinking well at the moment.

 

Technical Review

Appearance
Clear, deep Ruby.
Nose
Clean, prominent. Characteristics of dark fruit, spice, blackberry, plum, and cherry, coffee with a hint of oak and vanilla

Palate
Medium acidity. medium tannin. Flavours of dark fruit, spice chocolate, coffee and cherry.  Full body. Long finish.

Conclusion
Outstanding

Janisson Baradon & Fils Champagne Le Toulettes Brut 2000

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Vintage: 2000
Type: Champagne
Country: France – Champagne

This is a special bottle of wine. Smooth and round with citrus notes and toasty vanilla. Lots of bubbles and acidity, so it will still last some more though it is drinking very well at the moment. The wine is the essence of great vintage champagne. If you can find a bottle buy it for a special occasion!

Penfolds – St. Henri 2000

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Vintage: 2002
Type: Tempranillo
Country: Spain

Description

Cuvee de la Reine Jeanne

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Vintage: 2000
Type: Châteauneuf-du-pape
Country: France

I love a good Châteauneuf-du-pape, and this one was great. When you get a chance to drink an older red, it is a pleasure. The flavours have developed, the colour is supurb and it feels like a special occation. If you can find this in store, buy a bottle.