1950 wine Banyuls Pietri Geraud

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1950 wine Banyuls Pietri Geraud, a ideal Birthday gift idea from a 70 year old wine, this is packed in a wooden box, 95 rated Wine Advocate

The 1950 wine In the late nineteenth century that this area was born. It is operated today by two women: Maguy Pietri-Geraud and daughter who cultivate 28 ha, including 14 in Collioure. Located on the area of Banyuls and Collioure appellation; local hard when everything is still cultivated by hand, their 1950 wine are vinified and aged in the heart of the village, close to the famous tower. The area was extended towards the plain of Roussillon to give birth to delicious Muscat de Rivesaltes and Cotes du Roussillon. 60th birthday gift ideas.

Tasting notes 1950 wine Banyuls Pietri Geraud

The 1950 is very different from the 1952 and is one of the standout wines from Philippe Gayral. It is more mature in color, more volatile but complex, with notes of Bovril, cooked meat, hazelnut and sloes. It is quite precocious, most likely because it was blended with 15% of another vintage at some point. The palate is sweet and intense on the entry with candied orange peel, Moroccan spice, sloes and a touch of eau-de-vie. It is very harmonious and intense, but showing great harmony towards the finish. Gorgeous! Tasted December 2012.

Score: 95 Neal Martin, Wine Advocate (206), April 2013