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Chateau Ferriere Margaux 2000 1.5Ltr

Rated 93 - This shows lots of coffee, tobacco, currants and berry character. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a medium, silky finish. One of the...
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Chateau Haut Batailley Pauillac 2000 750ml

Rated 92 - Attractive chocolate, berry and currant aromas follow through to a medium- to full-bodied palate, with medium fine tannins and a pretty...
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Chateau Larrivet Haut Brion Pessac Leognan Rouge 2000 1.5Ltr

Rated 91 - Very ripe fruit on the nose, with hints of tobacco and cedar. Full-bodied, with big, chewy tannins, yet soft and luscious. Best after...
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Chateau Leoville Poyferre St. Julien 2000 750ml

Rated 97 - The plushest, most ostentatious and dramatic of all the Leovilles in 2000, this wine is already sumptuous, displaying some nuances in...
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Chateau Margaux Margaux 2000 750ml

Rated 100 - Absolutely compelling in two tastings of this vintage, the 2000 Margaux is composed of 90% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Merlot. The...
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Chateau Pontet-Canet Pauillac 2000 750ml

Rated 94+ - Upgraded in score over my original rating, which was several points lower, Alfred Tesseron has done a remarkable job since 1994 with...

2000 Red Bordeaux

There are few regions in the world with stricter regulations in regards to wine production and grape varietals than those found in Bordeaux, France. Here, in the home of the world's finest wines, the type and quality of grapes used is of utmost importance, and the legendary wineries which work on the banks of the Gironde river have mastered the careful art of juice blending to find the perfect balance for their produce. Whilst there are six 'official' Bordeaux grapes, the two key varietals for almost every fine Bordeaux wine are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and with good reason. Whilst Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are renowned for their acidity and astringency, strong fruit and spice flavors and full body, Merlot grapes are notably rounded, soft, fleshy and lighter on tannin. The combination of these two varietals, along with a small percentage of (commonly) Petit Verdot or Cabernet Franc, is the perfect balancing act – the two grape varietals cancel out each others weaker points, and accentuate all that is good about the other.