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Bordeaux's 2001s revisited - Pauillac
28 Mar 2004 by JR
  Château Batailley 2001 Pauillac 15 Drink 2007-2014 Quite deep. Not much nose. Quite sturdy. Worthy yokel rather than a complex aristocrat. Slightly green tannins. Nov : Very frank, relatively simple ripe red fruit flavours. Slightly light-bodied. Lunchtime claret. Château Croizet Bages 2001 Pauillac 15.5 Drink 2007-2014 Very, very deep crimson. Neat, concentrated, focused aromas, but very, very taut and a bit dull. Very tough. Nov : Mid crimson. Light, aromatic with definite green notes. Underripe fruit and a certain dilute quality. No! 14 Drink 2006-2010 Château Haut Bages Averous...

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