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February 13, 2005

01 Garretson, The Limoid Cior Roussane

The tight, stony nose opens up the next day to a gorgeous bouquet of white flowers, candied mandarin oranges, and lightly smoky acid. The palate comes with the fullness expected of roussane -- the dense white varietal made for pan-fried catfish or sea bass -- but also a clean, floral finish that highlights flavors of citrus and sweet cream.


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