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Twenty-Wine Days of February: Day 13

2006 Clos Saint-Michel Châteauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France I decanted this Rhone blend for about an hour before pouring. On the nose, I got a little spice (licorice), some heavy oak and dark berries—mostly cranberry. The palate brought some nice, smooth dark fruit in the form of blackberry.  The mid palate brought some nice oak and tannins that were as smooth as… Read more →