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Château Plaisance Cuvée Alix Premières Bernard Magrez Meritage 2005 Wine Review

Château Plaisance Cuvée Alix Premières Bernard Magrez Meritage 2005

Château Plaisance Cuvée Alix Premières Bernard Magrez Meritage 2005

A.C., Côtes De Bordeaux, France

Community Score: 4.5/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Plaisance

Agent: Brand New Day Wines & Spirits

Product: 348789

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Natalie's Score: 91/100

What a glorious surprise, especially for this price point for Bordeaux! Classic signature: black fruit, toasty oak, smoke, more dusty than fruity. Concentrated, deep and layered. Yes please! Decant 1-2 hours.

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The 2005 Château Plaisance Cuvée Alix, composed of 70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc, has intense aromas of anise, wood, dried pomegranate and cherry. It is a medium bodied, extra-dry, aged wine; with forward acidity, dusty/drying tannins (decant for 1-2 hours) and a medium to long finish. It is a food friendly and sipping wine; as the fruit is drying out, drink now – 2016. My impression: NICE to BEAUTIFUL, 89 pts – surprisingly tastes like Ontario’s Cabernet Franc dominated wines – recommended for its quality. Tasted Jan/14.

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