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Wine notes: 2005 Soleil, AOC Puisseguin, Bordeaux

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  • Wine: Soleil, AOC Puisseguin
  • Vineyard: Château Soleil
  • Year: 2005
  • Grape: Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Appellation: Saint-Emilion
  • Region: Bordeaux, France
  • Source: K&L Wines (08/2008)

Château Soleil’s vines are mostly located on the clay-limestone plateau just like the best terroirs of Saint-Emilion. The grape varieties are typical for Saint-Emilion, with 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. Their wine-making philosophy and practices can be found at their website.

“This lower pedigree wine represents undeniable quality/value rapport in 2005. Soleil’s 2005 displays a gaudy bouquet of black currant fruit and roasted Provencal herbs, a fat, fleshy texture, decent acidity, and sweet tannin. Consume it over the next 5-6 years. – RP 89-91, 04/08″

We found it very fruity and rich, almost syrupy or velvety, well rounded with low tannins. We thought that the wine was fruity and rounded enough to be enjoyed on its own.


Written by Som

November 8, 2009 at 10:39 pm

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