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2008 Tardieu-Laurent Cote-Rotie
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - March/April 2011

Vivid purple. Smoky black raspberry and cherry aromas, with classic syrah notes of cracked pepper and violet. Sappy, penetrating dark fruit flavors show a slight bitterness but gain sweetness with air and pick up a peppery quality. Lively and sharply focused on the finish, which repeats the smoke and floral notes. This drinks well now, with a little air.

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