2005 Chateau Grand MayneBlend from France
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- 93 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
93 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"Classic aromas of blueberries, cedar, vanillin, black currants, and spring flowers jump from the glass of this dense purple-colored St.-Emilion. Broad, rich, jammy fruit flavors compete with the full-bodied, highly-extracted style that exhibits moderate tannin as well as excellent overall harmony and purity. This cuvee tends to be made in a dense, chewy style, and the 2005 may ultimately rival Grand-Mayne`s brilliant 1998. Anticipated maturity: now-2022. A sleeper of the vintage!"
93 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot|
|Taste||tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast and tar|
|Nose||tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee and leather|