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2011 J.L. Chave Selection Saint-Joseph Blanc Celeste

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90 Points | International Wine Cellar , March/April 2013

(made from 90% roussanne and 10% marsanne, mostly from the granitic soils of Mauves, with the vines ranging from 8 to 60 years old):  Bright yellow-gold.  Intense, spice-accented aromas and flavors of poached pear, honey and tangerine.  At once rich and lively, with strong back-end cut and stony persistence.  Shows very nice definition for a rich wine.   

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