2006
Wine and Port

2006 Wine and Port

2006 Wine Vintage Report

2006 Italian :

2006 Piedmont: A coolish summer was followed by an Indian summer punctuated by two bouts of rain but the grapes were healthy enough to withstand them. Promising. 2006 Tuscany: Very promising vintage with a steady, prolonged growing season and well balanced wines.

2006 Bordeaux :

2006 Bordeaux Wine: This vintage produced somewhat hard and tannic wines. Whilst they do not have the flesh or ripeness of 2005 or 2003, they will have longevity. In time the 2006 vintage may turn out to be a more classic vintage like 1996 - but with less ripeness.

2006 Vintage Port :

2006 Port Vintage: A wet year with rain inconveniently timed in September. But some grapes were also shrivelled by extreme heat. Far from a textbook year.

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2006 2006 Gruaud Larose

Cassis and current aromas give way to some dusty cedar and notes of Indian spice; classic Gruaud Larose! There is an upfront sweetness to the palate with a deep core of black fruit that is guided and honed by fine drying tannins.
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2006 Amarone della Valpolicella

This wine is made from grapes harvested in various vineyards located on hills in the Valpolicella zone (Mezzane and Tregnago hills). Different sources
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Price: £39.00View details »

2006 Barolo

Barolo is known as the 'king of wines' and is made from the Nebbiolo grape. Heady aromas of rose, leather, vanilla, cherry, pepper, cranberry, strawberry.
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2006 Barolo

Barolo is known as the 'king of wines' and is made from the Nebbiolo grape. Heady aromas of rose, leather, vanilla, cherry, pepper, cranberry, strawberry.
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Price: £49.00View details »

2006 Chateau Ducasse

Ruby red with black core; violets, blackberry, cherry, fresh black fruit with blueberry; dried herbs, granite, wet earth with hint of powdered sugar-gum; leather, a little brett, sappy-herbal, molasses, Cinnamon.
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2006 Chateau Grand Corbin Despagne

The 2006 Grand Corbin Despagne has a deep healthy colour. Elegant stylish vintage now fully ready to drink. It will last till 2025 but not improve with the same complexity as 2005.
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2006 Chateau Grand Puy Lacoste

*** 92 Points Robert Parker ***

While not at the level of the phenomenal 2005, Grand-Puy-Lacoste has produced another classic wine with the creme
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2006 Chateau La Tour Carnet

*** 91 Points (outstanding) - Robert Parker ***

*** 90 Points (Outstanding) Wine Journal. ***

Reviews:
The Wine Advocate - "A fabulous sleeper
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2006 Chateau Pipeau

Medium bodied with pops of cherry, licorice and currants. A wonderful texture coats the palate with fresh and fine medium grain tannin.
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Price: £24.95View details »


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