Chateau Haut Gaillardet 1996
This was a very smooth wine. A good solid taste, body and texture. Not perfect but certainly an enjoyable quaff. It was very much one to roll around the mouth and savour. It was five years old when we tried it and perhaps it could have been kept for a year or two more but it was certainly ready to drink.

Wine rating 6, value 0

The details:
Chateau Haut Gaillardet 1996

Grand vin de Bordeaux

Appellation Cotes de Castillon

Bottled at the Chateau

Cost around FrF20 from French Supermarkets. Current stocks (1999) are about FrF22 in the shops.

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