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Glen Carlou Grand Classique
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15½/20

Glen Carlou Grand Classique 2009

Paarl, Coastal Region, South AfricaTobacco leaf, olive brine, hot earth, meaty, cassis, cedar, saddle leather aromas. Round, full, warm but somewhat tart with some light tannin. Smoky, meaty, earthy, balsamic, liquorice, medicinal, soy, shoe leather and cassis flavours. Very warm, somewhat rubbery and tart finish. Grand Classique is Bordeaux blend of mostly cabernet sauvignon (41) and merlot (40) with smaller amounts petit verdot, malbec and cabernet franc.Tasted: 11 February 2013Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 21.00 specialty listing AB 19.00 private wine stores MB 20.00 NS 21.00 QC 19.00 Producer: Glen CarlouDistributors: International Cellars Inc.
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon - Petit Verdot - Malbec - Merlot - Cabernet FrancCSPC: 153882UPC: 0600427000047