1986 Arrosee, L' Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
  • WA 92

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, January 1998
For L'Arrosee this vintage has taken an atypically long time to round into shape. It has always possessed considerable power as well as a muscular concentrated style and hefty tannin. Beginning to shed its tannin it... For L'Arrosee this vintage has taken an atypically long time to round into shape. It has always possessed considerable power as well as a muscular concentrated style and hefty tannin. Beginning to shed its tannin it reveals an intriguing dusty herb black cherry kirsch and mineral-scented nose with subtle vanillin from new oak in the background. There are medium- bodied concentrated flavors with some firm tannin but by and large this is a very accessible wine. It remains youthful with only a hint of amber at the edge of its deep ruby/purple color. This will undoubtedly be one of L'Arrosee's longest lived wines since their 1961. Anticipated maturity: now-2012.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Emilion
Vintage 1986