La Grande Rue 1996 . F. Lamarche . ...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionLa Grande Rue 1996
"Here the nose has turned almost completely secondary and is actually, and unusually so for the vintage, a bit animale in character with ripe and spicy sous bois notes that introduce very rich and concentrated flavors that are vibrant, punchy and detailed while exhibiting an attractive touch of minerality on the strikingly long finish. This is an impressively constituted '96 with solid phenolic maturity and the overall impression is a wine that is still relatively youthful." (92 pts. Allen Meadows, Burghound #30, Apr. 2008)
Estimate: $1,300 - $1,700.
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