1996 Chateau Valandraud

1996 Chateau Valandraud
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750 ML   France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Emilion Grand Cru

  Wine Advocate #122
           Apr 1999
       Robert M. Parker, Jr.           91       Drink: 2003- 2018

This 1996 Valandraud has firmed up significantly since bottling. Unfined and unfiltered, this viscous wine displays the tell-tale thickness of color (saturated dark ruby/plum/purple). The wine's exotic bouquet is just beginning to form, offering up notes of iodine, roasted coffee, jammy black fruits, and pain grille. In the mouth, it is medium to full-bodied, with sweet tannin, terrific texture, and outstanding purity and length. Anticipated maturity: 2003-2018.

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