Plaimont 2019 Vignes Préphylloxériques Tannat (Saint-Mont) Rating and Review | Wine Enthusiast
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Plaimont 2019 Vignes Préphylloxériques Tannat (Saint-Mont)

Rating
95
Price
$95
Winery
Variety
Wine Type
Red
Alcohol
14%
Bottle Size
750 ml
Issue Date
10/1/2022
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A blend of true 19th century pre-phylloxera Tannat and Pinenc, this impressive wine has weight and dense structure. Its richness and juicy black fruits are full of potential, giving intense tannins and ripeness. The plot, rediscovered in a sandy backyard, is now a French Historical Monument and offshoots are tended in an ampelographic conservatory. Drink this memorable wine from 2026. Roger Voss

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98-100

Classic
The Pinnacle of quality

94-97

Superb
A great achievement

90-93

Excellent
Highly recommended

87-89

Very Good
Often good value; well recommended

83-86

Good
Suitable for everyday consumption, often good value

80-82

Acceptable
Can be employed


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