Chateau Balestard La Tonnelle (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2005
Big, ripe and rich in a way the reflects both the vintage and the new Bordeaux model, this bottling begins with a classic St. Emilion nose of ripe cherries, tobacco and roasted herbs and follows with like-minded flavors that show plenty of ripeness and extract. Supple in front and fairly tannic in back, it extends very well at finish, and, even if too tough to drink anytime soon, it has the stuffing to develop for six to ten years.
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François Villon mentions the wine of Balestard in his famous poem, written too in the 15th century, and as a testimonial of this historical... View More