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2005 Tardieu-Laurent Cote-Rotie
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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - January/February 2008

($78) Deep red. Fresh red berry and cherry scents are complicated by fresh violet and graphite. Mineral-laced red fruit flavors offer very good focus and finishing snap, leaving a sweet cherry preserve quality behind. Tardieu says that this should be held, even though it's elegant already.

95 Points | Wine Spectator

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