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  • Beef
  • Cheese
  • Game Meat
  • Hearty Stews
  • Pasta with Tomato Sauce
  • Pizza
  • Pork
  • Poultry
  • Veal

1998 Gaffeliere, La Bordeaux Blend

  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WS92
  • WA90
  • ST88

Reviews

WS92
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, January 2001
...A big, Porty, raisiny wine. Very ripe plum and hints of mineral and spice on the nose. Full-bodied, thick and rich, with big, silky tannins. Slightly hot finish. Rather rustic but impressive...
WA90
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2000
...One of the finest wines produced at La Gaffeliere in many years, this dense ruby/purple-colored 1998 possesses silky, sweet, plum, black cherry, and toasty aromatics and flavors, medium body, prominent but sweet... ...One of the finest wines produced at La Gaffeliere in many years, this dense ruby/purple-colored 1998 possesses silky, sweet, plum, black cherry, and toasty aromatics and flavors, medium body, prominent but sweet tannin, and a nicely-layered, structured finish with lots of muscle and power...
ST88
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2000
...Medium ruby-red. Aromas of blackcurrant syrup, shoe polish, licorice and mint. Nicely delineated cassis and black cherry flavors...offers an attractive fruit/acid balance. Finishes with ripe, even tannins and subtle... ...Medium ruby-red. Aromas of blackcurrant syrup, shoe polish, licorice and mint. Nicely delineated cassis and black cherry flavors...offers an attractive fruit/acid balance. Finishes with ripe, even tannins and subtle length. ..

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