Sunday, March 25, 2012

Quick Review: *** $$$$$ Chateau Vray Croix de Gay, Pomerol, 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 Vray Croix de Gay, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France, 2009 and 2011, by Aline Guichard.  The 2009 displays fresh, full, inky, sweet fruit on the nose.  The palate comes across as deep with purple ink.  Tasted en primeur, the 2011 shows a fresh and sweet aroma, with deep, but still primary, fruit. 
 
Overall: The 2009 vintage three stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale.


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