2001 Oriel Falerne
Wine Spectator: 89 pts
Falerne was a celebrated wine in the 12th century that the Bishop of Cahors sent to powerful men to win their gratitude.
Vineyards | Winemaking
Gravel and stony clay-limestone soils. 10 days fermentation and 20 days post-fermentation maceration in open barrels with manual 'pigeages'. Aged for 21 months in French oak (100% new).
100% Malbec. Picked: September 30–October 3, 2001.
Aroma: Blueberry, plum, liquorice and spice.Taste: Intense dark fruits; strong tannins and structure.
Drink by Date
Now through 2012.
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