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Château Le Caillou Giraud-Bélivier, Prop. Meritage 1998 Wine Review

Château Le Caillou Giraud-Bélivier, Prop. Meritage 1998

Château Le Caillou Giraud-Bélivier, Prop. Meritage 1998

A.C., Pomerol, Bordeaux, France

Community Score: 90/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $49.95

Drink: 2006-2013

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Le Caillou

Agent: S. Schiralli Agencies Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Château Le Caillou is a tiny 7-hectare property that is principally located atop the gravelly Pomerol plateau. Producing a mere 3,000 cases a year, Château Le Caillou is known for creating richly textured wines featuring well-integrated tannins. The aromas and flavours are of ripe plum, fruitcake, and black cherries, complemented by n cedar and spice. Hailing from the Right Bank’s last great vintage of the 1990s, this Pomerol is an exceptional value. Enjoy it tonight. My note: Black pepper and smoke on the nose followed by jubilantly juicy blackberries and black cherry. This is a mature wine ready to drink now, so don’t hold it too long.

Meritage food pairings: veal tenderloin.

This was reviewed November 12, 2011 by

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  • $49.95
  • 60 bottles
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