Sunday, March 25, 2012

Quick Review: **** $$$$ Chateau Rol Valentin, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France, 2009 and 2011

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About quick reviews: "Quick reviews" are made on the run, often at large wine tastings, where the opportunity to settle in with a wine is limited.  Our typical reviews carry more depth.  Nonetheless, key elements on the nose or palate are indicated, along with Spirit of Wine rating.

Quickie tasting notes:  This is Chateau Rol Valentin, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Bordeaux, France, 2009 and 2011, by Alexandra and Nicolas Robin.  The 2009 shows deep, full and inky on the nose.  Palate is sweet, fresh, deep and full.  The 2011, tasted en primeur, has a shy nose at this point, coupled with a bright and aromatic palate. 
 
Overall: The 2009 rates four stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale.


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