An exploration of wine

292. Michel Rolland, Clos de los Siete Argentina, 2005

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Book 2 Wine 292

£8.49; 15%

First bottle of this was very corked, but exchanged quibble-free at Majestic Vinopolis. Overall a pretty good wine, but a bit overweight so more for tasters & for food. Opaque black core with a narrow, purple rim. Intense meaty hit on the nose of chargrilled steak, with some dense, dark fruit underneath, and laced with notes of coffee / smoke, crème de cassis and gingerbread. Velvet texture initially but tannins emerge a little roughly over length. Weighty mouthfeel, with dark, concentrated fruit.

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