My passion for wine started two years ago during a private wine tasting of Penfold's Grange. I have always been exposed to wine due to my father's love of Bord...
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Piroutte | 2012 | Philippe Melka | Agustin Huneeus
"Beautiful aromas of roasted coffee beans, wild cherries, black licorice, toasty wood, hint of cocoa and vanilla. On the palate, powerful yet elegant bodied, infused with spice, black fruits, firm tannins, long, spicy finish."
WC 94 Points | Reviewed: 4.23.15 | Drink now through 2022 | Price: $67 | 14.9% | Cabernet Sauvignon 53%, Merlot 23%, Petit Verdot 15%, Cabernet Franc 5%, Malbec 4% | Ballester Hermanos
— 3 years ago
One of the best wines i ever had! — 5 years ago
Chocolate powder, graphite, alcohol, black fruits, tar, wet stone, more tannins than acidity, medium bodied, medium finish. — 4 years ago
This was a vertical of 38 vintages to celebrate Joseph Phelps Insignia 40th anniversary! — 5 years ago
A monster of a wine! — 4 years ago
I have a hard time believing this wine was wine of the year. You either decant it for an hour and a half or hold on to it for a couple of more years but i dont think it will help. It has no structure, no balance. I would have named Alto Moncayo 2009 Wine of the Year 2013. — 4 years ago