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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Le Carretext
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16¾/20

Le Carre 2011

Saint Émilion, Libourne, Bordeaux, FranceSpicy, black olive, peppery, smoky, floral, cherry, cedar and light barnyard aromas. Round, fuller, soft but juicy palate with some young tannins. Chocolate, coffee, peppery, orange, cherry jam, five spice, beefy, licorice flavours. Good concentration and finesse, still oaky and needs time to integrate but has intensity and fruit. Soil is limestone and clay on a parcel bought from Canon, replanted in 1956.Tasted: 03 October 2014Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 185.00 Vintage West Producer: Le CarreDistributors: Vintage West Wine Marketing
Blend: Merlot - Cabernet Franc