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Wednesday, 22 April 2015

2001 Bordeaux Blind Tasting

2001 Bordeaux Blind tasting All bottles bought at Millesima, opened and poured one and a half hour before the tasting.

2001 Château Pontet-Canet
Ruby, thin garnet rim. Scented, violets, cassis, some figs, coffee notes, liquorice, evolving. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, structured, leaner fruit, figs, leather, fairly intense, long. 91

2001 Château Gazin
Deep ruby, very thin garnet rim. Scented, dark fruits, cherries, anise, floral notes, redcurrants touch, light exotic nose, lovely nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and lively, detailed if somewhat hollow mid palate, playful and refreshing very long. 94

2001 Girolat
Deep ruby, garnet rim. Plums, chocolate, dark fruits, intense, ripe notes, touch of figs, almost exotic, light graphite minerality beneath. Freshish acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, intense, dark chocolate, plums and figs, structured, bit woody finish. Sweet notes, ripe blueberries, long. 91

2001 Château Lagrange
Deep ruby, garnet rim. Scented, leather, tobacco, stable, hay, cassis, light floral note, detailed nose. Seems to be a brett note on it. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, softer texture, fruity, rounded, some sweet and sour cherries, blueberries, cassis, figs, lots of tobacco and leather notes, long. 89

2001 Château Calon-Ségur
Deep ruby, thin garnet rim. Scented, red and darker fruits nose, leather, violets, almost a mint note far back, flirting nose, delicate in a way, nuanced. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, lively if leaner, almost Burgundian texture, velvety, detailed before refreshing red berries finish, long. 94

2001 Château La Gaffeliere
Deepish ruby, thin garnet rim. Coffee, chocolate, dried fruits, spices, exotic notes, vanilla, almost smokey nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, structured, red and darker fruits palate, frsher palate than nose, but some woodwork and spices are still a bit up front, drying woody finish but it seems the fruit can handle it. Give it five years more. 91

2001 Château Haut-Bailly
Deep ruby, thin garnet rim. Scented, dark fruits, detailed nose, quite flirting and seductive, leather, anise, figs, lovely. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh and lively palate, detailed, refreshing, detailed and long. Lovely aftertaste. 94

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