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2010 Domaine Francois Villard Cote-Rotie Le Gallet Blanc

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92 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - March/April 2013

(99% syrah and 1% viognier; 50% new oak):  Inky purple.  Intense aromas and flavors of cassis, boysenberry, cola and spicecake, with vanilla and mocha overtones.  Lush but focused, with an alluring sweetness and firm mineral spine.  Becomes spicier with air and finishes with excellent clarity, lift and gentle tannic grip. 

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