2009 Château Samion Lalande de Pomerol. Totally forgot to post about this wine last night. Decanted three hours and served with roasted duck. A massive over achiever. Generous red fruits, velvety texture, fleshy finish. Punching well above its ~$30 price tag and traditionally made. All about the acid and tannins but super balanced and even fun to drink. Loved. It.

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