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Château Tour Marcillanet Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2005

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Château Tour Marcillanet Merlot Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Franc 2005, A.C., Haut-Médoc, Cru Bourgeois, Bordeaux, France: Vintages Wine Panel: Located near the charming village of St-Laurent-Médoc on Bordeaux’s Left Bank, Château Tour Marcillanet focuses on the traditional blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. But somewhat atypically for a Left Bank appellation, this wine’s dominant grape is Merlot. Ripe, round and silky textured, this fruit-filled wine showcases the excellence of the 2005 vintage with fine form. My note: A robust, hulking wine with a great grip and dark berries on the palate. Smoky and oaky but balanced. This one needs time in the cellar. Drink: 2012-2018. 125880 12.30% XD 750 mL  $27.95 Score: 90/100. September 26, 2009  Full Review

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