Chateau Olivier 2001
-our score

Nicely developed for a wine of such age. Fresh aromas of yesteryear reduced to dried berries, coupled with a sweet incense-like note from the oak. But there remained plenty of liveliness on the palate with its juicy and firm tannins. Although the alcohol level was 12.5 per cent, the finishing alcohol heat left a sense of imbalance.

the author

One fine day, Wai Xin woke up and decided to throw Java coding out of window in exchange for a career in wine. Believing strongly that wine is for enjoyment and not a trading commodity, he encourages sensible, affordable drinking and the exploration of individual preferences.

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