2006 Peter Michael - Cuvee Indigene 750ml

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2006 Peter Michael - Cuvee Indigene
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($110) Good pale greenish yellow. Bright, highly perfumed nose combines vineyard peach and minerals. Broad and deep yet almost magically light on its feet, with sexy, expressive flavors of orange rind, minerals and spices, plus suggestions of exotic fruits. As dense and ripe as this is, it leaves a very dry impression on the very long back end. From this winery's oldest vines (in Gauer Vineyard), where the Calera clone preserves acidity and produces big berries that are not particularly juicy owing to thick skins (the Belle-Cote is similarly from Calera clones).

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 138

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Score: 94
Author: NCL
Trust Rating: 98
Drink Dates: 2008-2013
Score: 93
Author: marv
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 06/25/2014
Score: 95
Author: Anonymous Author
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 12/08/2012
Drink Dates: 2008-2013
With Sushi. Very intense and concentrated favors of hazelnut, brioche and butter dominating the typically intense tropical fruit flavors found in the Cuvée Indigene. Long and head. On its last year of good life

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