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2002 Oriel L'Exception
2002 Oriel L'Exception
$75SRP
$36member price
Name
L'Exception is named for the unique process whereby this wine undergoes both its primary and secondary fermentations in custom made oak barrels.
Process
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
Wine Spectator
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What's in this bottle:

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