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About Chateau La Tour Blanche
School's in session at La Tour Blanche. The wines here are produced at the local Ecole de Viticulture et Oenologie, and the estate itself has been owned by the French Ministry of Agriculture since 1911.
91 Points | Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wine
91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2008
($56-$80) Yellow-gold color. Sexy aromas of ripe apricot, pear, honey and nutty oak show a distinctly exotic side. Then supersweet and concentrated on the palate, showing more sheer sweetness and power than any particular flavor component. Almost sugary on the finish, but long and quite unevolved. Today this gives the impression of being a wine with too much of everything: I'd lay it down for a decade.
92 Points | Wine Spectator
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