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St-Emilion 2005 in bottle - the tasting notes
11 Dec 2007 by JR
See 2005 St-Emilion tasting throws up real surprises for the background to these tasting notes. And look out for next week's report from Julia on 2003 in bottle. C h Angélus 2005 St-Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé 16.5 Drink 2012-19 Dark glowing crimson. Intense tight nose. Thick, almost soupy wine that wants to make an impression but may have forgotten its duty to refresh. Is this trying just a bit too hard? For modernists. Uncomfortably tarry finish. Ch l'Arrosée 2005 St-Emilion Grand Cru Classé 16.5 Drink 2009-14 Fresh, aromatic dark fruit. Fine and fresh, with a lightness of touch...

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