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87 • Mouton Cadet 2007 Bordeaux Rouge $9.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of smoky roasted nuts, grilled peppers and root vegetables follow through on a round entry to a savory, dryish medium body with pencil shaving, dried cherry, and delicate mint and spice notes. Finishes with a long, tangy earthy fade. A flavorful, well structured food wine. (tasted on May-18-2009)
85 • L De Lagarde 2007 Bordeaux Rouge $14.99. Best Buy. Organically Grown Grapes
Creme brulee, honeycomb, thyme stems, and strawberry sorbet aromas follow through on a supple entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with delicate citrus and mossy earth notes. Finishes with a crisp, dusty tannin fade. A nice choice for pork roasts. (tasted on May-18-2009)
84 • Bordeaux Standard 2005 Bordeaux Supèrieur $19.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Deep ruby color. Aromas of mascarpone, barnyard dirt, and plum chutney follow through on a supple entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with raisin and melon rind notes. Finishes with a brisk wet cedar and cinnamon fade with nutskin-like tannins. Pair with steak frites. (tasted on May-18-2009)