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Wine and Port

2000 Wine and Port

2000 Wine Vintage Report

2000 Vintage Port :

The 2000 Vintage was the first to be declared in the 21st century and will be remembered for the immense concentration of its wines and for the small quantities produced. The wines show tremendous promise, with intense berry fruit aromas and full-bodied structure. They should remain at their peak between now and 2040 at the very least, if kept well.

2000 Italian :

2000 was one of the finest post-war vintages for Piedmont wines. The wines are still tannic and youthful, and will last for many years to come.

2000 Bordeaux :

The fabled millennium vintage produced wines that are of true greatness and longevity. They are characterised as being powerful and concentrated, with high tannins. The quality is due to ideal weather from the end of September; this allowed the grapes to develop thick skins from lack of moisture. For the first time in many years there was little rain in the harvest season allowing the skins to thicken further. This served to further concentrate the wines. These have evolved slowly and will continue to do so for decades to come, making them an excellent idea for a 19 year old wine gift for a birthday or anniversary whether to drink now or keep for future drinking.

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2000 2000 Chateau Beychevelle

***91/100 Robert Parker***
***17/20 Jancis Robinson***
***92/100 Jeannie Cho Lee***
***17/20 La Revue du Vin de France***

Deep ruby/purple in co
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2000 2000 Chateau de la Riviere

This wine from the outstanding 2000 vintage is concentrated and fresh. Holding up well and just past its peak. Chocolate, plumbs and spices with a good finish.
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2000 2000 Chateau Lynch Bages

***97 Points - Robert Parker***
***95 Points - Jeff Leve***
***93 Points - Jeannie Cho Lee***

Beginning to open magnificently, the still dense purple-colored 2000 reveals a blossoming bouquet of blackberries, cassis, graphite and pen ink.
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2000 Bahans Haut Brion

***91 Points - Robert Parker***
***90 Points - Jeannie Cho Lee***
***90 Points - Wine Spectator***

The 2000 Bahans Haut-Brion is fully mature. It
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2000 Biondi Santi

A very good vintage.” Favourable weather conditions at “Il Greppo”. Winter was cold and dry. Spring was warm and sufficiently rainy, Summer was hot (August was extremely hot) Rain came in mid July and at the and of August.
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2000 Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello de Montalcino is one of Italys most famous and most expensive red wines. It is produced in the vineyards surrounding the town of Montalcino located about 70 miles (110 km) southwest of Florence in the Tuscany wine region.
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2000 Cabernet Sauvignon (I)

A classic red Italian wine made from the Cabernet Sauvignon grape. The wine has aged to produce a garnet core with a clear rim. Lots of oak, leather and soft tannins remain.
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2000 Campi Sarni Rosso

The wine is a blend of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. It shows a brilliant ruby red color and nuances of ruby red, moderate transparency.
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2000 Chateau Cantemerle

Review Scores
91 points Wine Spectator
17.5/20 Jancis Robinson

Opulent red. Intense aromas of currants, cigar tobacco and berries. Full-bodied, with a solid core of silky tannins and a long finish.
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