2005 Tertre Rôteboeuf

DOUBLE MAGNUM

$1,999.99

3 in stock

Appellation: Saint-Émilion

Ratings: RP-98  ST-94  WS 92-94

Size: Double MAgnum

3 in stock

Description

“A sensational effort, Tertre Roteboeuf’s 2005, along with the 2000, is one of the most profound wines made by Francois Mitjavile. A dense ruby/purple color is followed by a stunning perfume of sweet black currants, jammy cherries, licorice, and spice. Full-bodied and opulent with high, but remarkably sweet, velvety tannins as well as a stunning texture and a finish that lasts nearly a minute, this prodigious St.-Emilion should be drinkable in 3-4 years, and last for two decades or more. Kudos to the proprietor.” Robert Parker for The Wine Advocate

“Good deep medium ruby. Wonderfully perfumed, fresh aromas of blackberry, raspberry, licorice, spices and violet pastille. Brilliantly pure and energetic, with outstanding flavor intensity and inner-mouth perfume. Still an infant today, with primary black fruits dominating. But this has the spicy, floral perfume of the greatest vintages of this wine. The ripely tannic, palate-saturating finish is wonderfully long and vibrant. ‘Our most beautiful vintage since 1990,’ notes Mitjavile.” (5/2008) 94 points, Stephen Tanzer

“Beautiful fruit with a Burgundian style. Pure and aromatic. Full-bodied, with gorgeous fruit and a long, long finish. Seductive. This is a fascinating and cerebral wine that wows you with its beauty. This could easily move up to a classic rating.” Wine Spectator

 

Additional information

Weight 12 lbs
Dimensions 16 × 5 × 5 in

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