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Chateau D'yquem Sauternes 1996 750ml

Rated 95 - Compared with the flamboyant aromatics of the 1997, Yquem's 1996 plays it closer to the vest, although there is a lot going on. Light...
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Chateau Du Tertre Margaux 1996 750ml

Rated 88-90 - A sleeper, Du Tertre's 1996 exhibits a black ruby/purple color, a sweet black fruit-scented nose, medium to full body,...
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Chateau Haut Batailley Pauillac 1996 750ml

Rated 91 - While this may be the most impressive Haut-Batailley I have ever tasted, I am reluctant to go out on a limb and give this wine a higher...
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Chateau Leoville Barton St. Julien 1996 750ml

Rated 92 - This impressive wine is a classic. Although backward, it exhibits a dense ruby/purple color in addition to abundant black currant fruit...
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Chateau Monbousquet St. Emilion Rouge 1996 750ml

Rated 90 - I extend my congratulations and accolades to the relatively young new proprietor of Monbousquet, Gerard Perse. With his acquisition of...
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Chateau Palmer Margaux 1996 750ml

Rated 93 - Deep garnet colour going a little brick. The nose is very forthcoming with a good intensity of earthy loam and black truffle aromas...
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Chateau Troplong Mondot St. Emilion 1996 750ml

Rated 87-90 - Good red-ruby color. More expressive aromas of cassis, black raspberry, sweet butter, mint and smoky oak. Fairly dense and pungent in...

1996 750ml France

Year in, year out, France enjoys its prestigious reputation as the producer of the finest wines in the world. With a wine making history which spans several thousand years and owes its expertise to the Romans, it comes as little surprise that this most highly esteemed of the Old World wine countries continues to impress and enchant both novices and experts to this day. Despite the rise in quality of wines from neighboring European countries, not to mention the New World, the French wine industry continues to boom, with up to eight billion bottles being produced in recent years. However, France prides itself on always putting quality before quantity, and the wide range in fine produce is a testament to the dedication and knowledge of the wineries across the country. Indeed, from rich and complex reds to light and aromatic white wines, French wines are as varied and interesting as they are enjoyable to drink, making this country a firm favorite for wine lovers across the globe.