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2005 Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse St Emilion Red Blend
Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Vintage: 2005
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Rating:  96
Quantity: 120 available
Price: $99.89
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2005 Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse St Emilion Red Blend
Unquestionably the most compelling wine made at this estate since their perfect 1990, this renowned terroir has turned out a prodigious 2005 made from a blend of 70% Merlot, and equal parts Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Yields were only 34 hectoliters per hectare, and the alcohol content exceeds 13.5%. The bouquet is reminiscent of the 1990's with scents of blueberries, crushed rocks, acacia flowers, blackberries, and subtle wood. Stunningly rich and full-bodied, with a more tannic structure than the 1990 as well as abundant purity, freshness, and multiple layers, it is a noble, racy effort with fabulous potential. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2030. RP