Sunday, January 23, 2011

Marc Kreydenweiss 2005 Barbabelle (France)

This is my third or fourth time opening a 2005 Barbabelle, and each tie it seems to be a different experience.  Still a very nice wine, and still with some time to give it,  but not too much time mind you, there is maybe 2-3 years left (max) of enjoyment before it starts to decline.  The nose shows little to no fruit, instead giving up woody-pencil shavings and anise aromas.  The palate throws off some fruit in the form of raspberry with soft wood notes and a hint of caraway.  Interesting and still enjoyable.

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