Rolland-Maillet 2005 Saint-Emilion AC Grand Cru
Tasted on April 2010
clear, deep ruby. Slightly paler rim, some tears.
clean, medium intensity, youthful. Aromas of red fruits like raspberries and
blueberry, some plum.
dry, medium acidity and tannin, medium plus alcohol and medium body. Medium
flavour intensity with red fruits more like cherry, a salty character and hints
of old wood. A little earthy. Medium length.
– Good, premium, ready to drink but will improve. Simple fruity wine, with
mainly Merlot character. Lacks complexity.