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Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 94
Perfumed aromas of apple, pear, white flowers and herbs. Concentrated, rich and still quite primary; really dense with material. Flavors of apple, hay and nut skin. Tastes like a barrel sample. Finishes with a dusty, minerally quality and excellent persistence.
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Author: Robert Parker
The 1998 Ermitage Cuvee de l'Oree's explosive bouquet offers a liquid minerality, honeyed tropical fruits, peaches, and acacia flowers. Amazingly, the 100% new oak treatment has been totally absorbed. The wine is extremely full-bodied, fresh, and pure, with an immense palate presence as well as finish. Drink it over the next 4-5 years, or forget about it for a decade.
Author: Vinfolio Team
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 04/28/2010
Dumb stage, smells like a sherry. Wait 10 years, and see if it comes round.
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 01/12/2009
Drink Dates: 2008-2020
Has really started to come around. Butterscotch and acacia flowers with a hint of minerality on the long finish.
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