An exploration of wine

86. Clos Triguedina, Cahors The New Black Wine, 1994

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€15; 13%

A tannic BEAST. Even after 1 ½ bottles of other wine, this was clearly and remarkably still gum puckeringly dry. I don’t know if further ageing would have helped… probably. And “black wine”… they were NOT taking the piss! Inky red-black colour, with stewed heavy dark fruit aromas, but above all the TANNIC power…phew! Overall “interesting” rather than good…

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