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Château d'Aiguilhe Côtes de Castillon 2000

$48.00

SKU 06258

750ml

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Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Cotes de Castillon
Brand Château d'Aiguilhe
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Wine Advocate"The outstanding 2000 exhibits a dense ruby/purple color as well as a glorious nose of creosote, licorice, blackberry and cassis liqueur, medium to full body, tremendous texture, and impressive ripe fruit. It was bottled unfined and unfiltered after spending time in 80% new French oak, on its lees, with frequent batonnage as well as micro-oxygenation. This is serious stuff as well as a sleeper of the vintage. Anticipated maturity: now-2015. This large estate, with a fabulous castle on the property, consists of 106 acres planted with 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. With wine consultant Stephane Derenoncourt in the background, this is a property to take seriously."

Robert Parker