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2009 Les Vins de Vienne Hermitage Les Chirats de Saint Christophe
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91 Points | International Wine Cellar , March/April 2012

Vivid ruby.  Blackberry, cassis, cola and vanilla on the nose and in the mouth.  Broad and seamless, offering intense, focused dark fruit preserve flavors that pick up a spicy quality with air.  Smoke and licorice note carry through a long, sappy, gently tannic finish.  This wine is surprisingly approachable but has the depth to suggest that it will age nicely as well.

92 Points | Wine Spectator

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