Pierre Laplace Madiran Tannat 2005 Wine Review

Pierre Laplace Madiran Tannat 2005
AC Estate Btld, Midi, France
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Product #: 103705

Price: $14.95
Alcohol: 14%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Pierre Laplace Madiran
Agent: Ruby Wines & Spirits
More Vintages: 2010  2009  Add New Vintage 
Natalie's Score: 89/100

A rustic, honkin’ big red with delicious aromas of black cherry, cedar, and bacon fat. The Tannat grape is famously tannic, thus its name, but the Laplace winemaking brothers use the technique of micro-oxygenation that introduces tiny amounts of oxygen into the wine as it ferments to soften the tannic edges. Long finish. Decant for 1-2 hours.

Tannat food pairings: mature cheeses, brisket, bison steak, beef wellington, goose, marinated chicken on grill.

This was reviewed February 14, 2009 by
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