Bordeaux

2008 Rahoul 2008 1500ml

$503.94
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6 x 1500ml
Very Sauvignon aromas, lovely fresh herbaceous character. The wine has a fine freshness to it, light, with fruity grapefruit and lime flavors. Read more
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Roger Voss - Wine Enthusiast

Very Sauvignon aromas, lovely fresh herbaceous character. The wine has a fine freshness to it, light, with fruity grapefruit and lime flavors.

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Thomas Matthews - Wine Spectator

Black cherry, plum, tar and mineral flavors show good density in this solid red. The tannins are firm, balanced by crisp acidity. A touch cherry, but fruit emerges on the finish. Drink now through 2015

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Robert Parker - Wine Advocate

While soft, tasty, and delicious, this wine is not very concentrated. It should drink nicely for 3-4 years.

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Steven Spurrier - Decanter

3 Stars. Black-red, ripe, slightly smoky blackcurrant nose, good depth of fruit, quite a bit of depth and good potential complexity. Drink 2013-18. 16/20

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René Gabriel - WeinWisser

Trinkreife 2013-2022 16/20

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Jancis Robinson MW

Greyish crimson. Very little nose. Lightly fizzy. Easy, not one of the most ambitious. Perfectly ok but as though it were picked a little early. Drink 2013-19 16/20

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Jacques Dupont - Le Point

Fruit noirs, cerise burlat, joli nez assez complexe, bouche ronde, douce, vendanges bien mûres, du moelleux.... Garde : 8 ans. 14/20

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Tasting Notes

Deep garnet in appearance. Typical Pessac-Léognan character on the bouquet, with a smoky, fruity note of cherry and dark fruits. Immediately smooth, the wine is rounded and generous, while mouth-coating, fine-grained tannins lend structure. Bags of character to Château La Garde’s second wine, a proud exemplar of the character of the terroir.

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Winemakers Note

A member of the Union des Grands Crus de Bordeaux and Academie du Vin de Bordeaux, Château Rahoul boasts a great diversity of terroirs. The Château now ranks among the finest of the appellation. The Graves red reveals great finesse and elegance. Painstaking work in the vineyard and constantly updated practices have resulted in the creation of very charming red wines, where the complexity of Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot enhance fruity, elegant Merlot.

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International Marketplace Product: Estimated dispatch from Sydney warehouse: Aug 30th, 2024


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