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2001 Verite Le Desir Red Wine Sonoma County
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93(+?) Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2004

($125) Medium ruby. Aromatic nose combines wild blackberry, Cuban tobacco, chocolate cake, smoke and minerals. Concentrated, lush and impressively sweet, with snappy raspberry and mineral flavors dominating This is kept fresh by harmonious acidity but is also lush, seamless and expansive. Finishes with broad tannins and impressive sweetness and persistence. This St. Emilion-style blend is still very young and may prove to be the best of the 2001 trio made under the Verite label.

74 Points | Wine Spectator
97 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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