Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Famous Famaey 2005

  • Area: France, Comte Tolosan
  • Grape: Malbec
  • Alcohol: 12.5%
  • Rating: Black; 88 Dilettante; 85 Nwjr; 87
Description: It's fruity with an acidic lift making it brighter than an old world wine. Flavors of damp earth, plum, licorice, red candied apple, cherries and herbes de provence are supported by a bright French teroir. Nwjr said, "It's like a malbec mixed with a Bordeaux." Black said, "Ya, it's a mal-deaux."
Decanting not required.

Price: $11.95

Note: This won a gold medal at the Vignerons Independants Concours 2007

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