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2005 Conseillante 750ml
2005 Conseillante
France - Bordeaux - Pomerol
Red / Bordeaux Blend
2005 Conseillante
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Professional Reviews

IWC
93

International Wine Cellar Author: Stephen Tanzer Issue: Issue 138

($285-$475) Bright, medium red-ruby. Superripe, complex aromas of kirsch, musky espresso, fruity dark chocolate, spices and game. Wonderfully lush, sweet, dense and ripe; in fact, atypically large-scaled (this is 13.7% alcohol) and full for La Conseillante but perfectly framed by harmonious acidity. The light meaty quality is buried in dark fruits on the palate. The spreading, horizontal finish is very sweet, subtle and long, with fine-grained tannins and lovely lingering aromatic perfume. This beauty will be great fun to follow over the next couple of decades.

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JR
18

Jancis Robinson Author: Jancis Robinson

Mid crimson. Lots of glycerol. Glowing dark crimson. Headily savoury tobacco-leaf notes - not the sweet side of Pomerol initially, although that crept on to the mid palate before the substantial charge of tannins made their presence felt. This is a very long-term wine but is extremely impressive.

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WA
96

Wine Advocate Author: Robert Parker Issue: 176

With the son of the Nicolas family, Valmy, taking over and ratcheting up the selection process as well as the quality, La Conseillante appears poised to challenge its closest neighbor, l'Evangile, as the finest estate on the border of the sector of Pomerol facing Cheval Blanc in St.-Emilion. The 2005 will challenge the extraordinary 2000. Among the truly fabulous wines made here (i.e., 2000, 1990, 1989, 1985, and 1982), its deep ruby/purple hue is accompanied by an exquisite bouquet of incense, raspberry jam, kirsch, licorice, and hints of black olives as well as flowers. This broadly perfumed Pomerol exhibits sensational purity, sweet tannin, medium to full body, and outstanding elegance and finesse. The fruit is forward and precocious, but there is enough stuffing, structure, and density for the wine to evolve for 20-25 years.

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WS
97

Wine Spectator Author: James Suckling

This is decadent and wild on the nose, with fresh cèpe, raw steak and wild berry. Full-bodied, with loads of velvety tannins, yet refined and caressing in every way. A beautiful, balanced red. The best young wine ever from this producer. 4,165 cases made.

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Community Reviews

96

GrapesofWrath Trust Rating: 99 Tasted On: 05/01/2010

Stunning wine. sweet kirsh and blackberries, licorice, woodsy spices, mild nutty oak. More tanninic than expected to really draw out the flavor and structure. Bravo!

5 of 5 people found this review useful.

98

Brad Coelho Trust Rating: 97 Tasted On: 06/18/2008 Drink Dates: 04/01/2008 Site Blog: Unidentified Appellation

La Conseillante was flat out one of the most spectacular 2005?s of the tasting. Such a wondrous bouquet of sweet fruit, lilac meadow, whiskey barrel and high class pipe tobacco greeted my nose w/ astonishment as I couldn'thave imagined any Bordeaux this young could show this well. The palate is flawlessly textured and while it certainly has ample richness, it is so ethereal and knee-bucklingly plush that it leaves you w/ an impression of majesty instead of severity. La Conseillante made a glorious 2005 that has to be tasted to be believed

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94

Daniel F397 Trust Rating: 98 Tasted On: 01/18/2008

Floral on the nose with high toned fruit. Smooth on the palate with surprisingly light fruit, but tons of character and depth.

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