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12/03/2010

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marc2000

You'll be happy to know Robert Parker loves this wine!

"rich and creamy, with waves of ripe fruit that caress the palate. Scents of light honey, toastiness and hazelnuts add layers of complexity and nuance. The wine shows terrific detail, with a vein of graphite and minerality....93 points"

I know it's comforting to have the RP validation.

Linus Hollis

Q1] So is it worth 8 bottles of the organic Chardonnay Brut from Argentina?
Q2] While Parker likes a LOT of wines I could never drink with food, that doesn't mean their strange [to me] purpose isn't valid, if that's what Nature gave us. Mostly these wines are manipulated for that end, so isn't that a costly waste of effort?

Alicefeiring

Champagne, the definition of manipulated wine, may it live long and mighty.

www.google.com/accounts/o8/id?id=AItOawnSYMfuMztCHwzN7tEdi5sf72raXHoSYy0

Marc2000 - The reveiw you cite is actually written by Antonio Galloni and it is for the 2009 disorgement of the 2004, 2003 and 2002 vintages.

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