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Château Rahoul Merlot Cabernet 2005 Wine Review

Château Rahoul Merlot Cabernet 2005

Château Rahoul Merlot Cabernet 2005

A.C., Graves, Bordeaux, France

Community Score: 89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2011-2014

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Rahoul

Agent: Wineworld Importers & Exporters Ltd

Natalie's Score: 89/100

An elegant and subtle red, though it was full-bodied weight and depth. Aromas of dark fruit and woodsmoke. This wine has 70% Merlot in the blend, the balance being Cabernet and it was matured for 18 months in oak. Perfect for dinner parties.

This was reviewed June 25, 2011 by

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Reviews and Ratings

From a nice parcel of land that belongs to Alain Thiénot, a negociant in Champagne, this wine, The fine make-up of this 2005 is evident in its dark crimson colour and a flavour spectrum that moves from smoky wood notes to accents of red and black fruit. Given the muscular tannins and empyreumatic notes that overshadow the fruit at the moment, it would be best to cellar this bottle for two to five years. Score: 1 (out of 3) Source: Guide Hachette
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