Banyuls, Domaine du Duy 1973 wine

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A fine fortified Banyuls, Domaine du Duy 1973 wine. A Birthday gift. Anniversary or retirement. If this is a special wine gift you can select the delivery date after you checkout

A fine fortified Banyuls, Domaine du Duy 1973 wine. If this is a special wine gift you can select the delivery date after you checkout

Tasting notes, 86 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Bottled in 2012, Domaine du Duy is from the same family as Domaine de la Rectorie and the wine was purchased in a Bordeaux barrel. The 1973 Banyuls has a light garnet core with a russet rim. I have to say, here I found the nose a little fatigued and grubby. The palate is better, with a sweet aniseed and licorice entry. It is missing a little backbone, but is cleaner than the nose implied with a dry, nicely focused finish. Tasted December 2012.

You can drink this natural eligant wine or you can keep it for 30 years. Grenache Noir, Grenache Gris and Carignan are the grapes.

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