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    Product Details

    Sku 513395
    Country France
    Region Bordeaux
    Appellation St. Emilion
    Producer La Gaffeliere
    Type Red
    Vintage 2020
    Varietal Bordeaux Blend
    Volume 1.5L

    La Gaffeliere 2020 (1.5L)

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    Critics

    Wine Advocate Notes
    96-98 Points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: "Deep purple-black colored, the 2020 La Gaffeliere gallops out of the glass with exuberant scents of crushed black plums, boysenberries and fresh blackberries, plus hints of eucalyptus, dark chocolate, crushed rocks and iron ore, with a waft of lavender. The medium to full-bodied palate shimmers with compelling energy, delivering layers of black and red berries with fantastic tension and finely grained tannins, finishing very long and wonderfully minerally." 05/21
    Neal Martin Notes
    96-98 Points, Neal Martin, Vinous: "The 2020 La Gaffelière has an intriguing, complex nose, a mélange of red and black fruit, cigar box, undergrowth and mint, quite mercurial in the glass as it opens with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with lithe tannins, a beautiful seam of acidity and perhaps the most satin-like texture I have encountered on a young La Gaffelière. It sashays to a harmonious and precise finish and lingers with wonderful mineralité. This is a magnificent prospect." 05/21
    James Suckling Notes
    96-97 Points, James Suckling, jamessuckling.com: "Blackberry and black-olive aromas and flavors. Full-bodied with layers of fine tannins that fill the mouth. Expansive finish. The tannins are very fine, but abundant. Really impressive." 05/21
    Decanter Notes
    95 Points, Jane Anson, Decanter: "An run of successful vintages at La Gaffeliere, and this again proves why it is an estate to watch, striking an expert balance between power and finesse. Offers a ton of cassis, blackberry, black cherry and damson fruits, licorice root and crushed stone, just gorgeously juicy and stretches out across the palate. Austere tannins at this point, plenty of limestone character, a little tight on the finish but with a velvet texture and promises to age with grace. A yield of 42hl/ha." 04/21

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