"The ChÃ¢teau Grand Puy Lacoste 2005 has a brilliant classic pencil-lead nose that is Pauillac through and through. There is no messinâ€™ about here. The palate is very well defined with wonderful acidity great depth of black... Read More
Needs coaxing out of the glass as is true with so many 2005s even at 16 years old but straight off the first nose you get the most beautiful nuance and turmeric-strewn spice. It's exotic if subtle with a creamy texture grilled... Read More
Sweet, toasty, oaky notes interwoven with hints of black olives, blackberries, cassis, and spice box are found in this densely saturated ruby/purple-hued 2005. While rich, with impressive concentration and purity, it is also tannic,... Read More
The 2005 vintage is one of our greatest vintages of recent decades. Lynch-Bages 2005 was aged in 80% new oak which is the most the Chateau has ever used feeling it necessary to cloak the exceptional fruit and powerful tannins."
"Tasted at the vertical in London the 2005 Montrose came and delivered the goods. This was the best example of the 2005 that I have tasted perhaps a wine that is going to prove that the longer wine lovers can resist temptation.... Read More
"Tasted at the Pontet-Canet vertical in London the 2005 ChÃ¢teau Pontet-Canet has long been one of the stars of the vintage and this might well be the best of over a dozen showings of this wine. However do not expect ostentation... Read More
The 2005 Colheita Tawny Port is a typical field blend of grapes like Touriga Nacional Touriga Franca Tinto CÃ£o SousÃ£o and Tinta Roriz bottled in 2019 with 117 grams of sugar 21% alcohol and a long cork. A dry and pointed Colheita... Read More