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2002 Oriel L'Exception
2002 Oriel L'Exception
$36member price
L'Exception is named for the unique process whereby this wine undergoes both its primary and secondary fermentations in custom made oak barrels.
40–70 year old vines in a walled vineyard in Libourne dating to the 17th century. Well-draining gravel and sand soils. Aged 18–24 months in French oak (100% new).
Saint-Emilion, France
91 points
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What's in this bottle:

75% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Cabernet Franc, 4% Malbec.
wild berry, cranberry, hints of cassis, vanilla, licorice
deep blackberry, plum, fine tannins, elegant finish
$36member price