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Body and Soul 2007 Sine Qua Non

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Klassificatie Cru Classe
Wijnsoort Wit
Jaar 2007
Land Verenigde Staten
Streek

Napa Valley

Inhoud 0,75
Conditie In Original Wooden Case
Etiket Perfect
Drinkbaar
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BOW (8.5)

Parker (96)

The new cuvee of white wine, the 2007 Body and Soul, a 475-case blend of 71% Roussanne and 29% Viognier, is primarily from the 11 Confessions Vineyard. Krankl has dropped Chardonnay from the blend, and the resulting wine is a beacon for what can be achieved by blending two white Rhone varietals. About one-third new French oak is used. Honeysuckle, orange blossom, lemon oil, tropical fruit, and floral notes are found in this unctuously-textured white. Full-bodied and dry, with good underlying minerality, crispness, and an alluring freshness, it is impossible to know how such a wine will age. I just finished my last bottle of the 2001 Albino, which is aging fabulously well, and seems capable of lasting another 4-5 years. These wines are so spectacularly perfumed and intense in their youth that they are hard to resist.

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