Complete overview of the best 2013 Bordeaux wines with comments on the campaign and tasting notes for hundreds of wines from every appellation and price point.
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For consumers not familiar with Chateau Fleur Cardinale, they remain one of the top Bordeaux wines combining price and quality.
This lush, unctuous, unique expression of St. Emilion is sweet, mouth filling, opulent and loaded with oaky, sweet, candied red berries, licorice and roasted fruits.
Pairing delicacy with power, this is an elegant, deep, wine of finesse, purity and refinement. Part of the reason for the wines success is the long and exacting time spent harvesting the fruit.
A perfume of crushed stone, licorice, jammy black plums and floral scents pair with soft, opulent textures.
Full bodied, rich, and concentrated, this supple, intense, polished wine is filled with fresh berries, freshness, spice, jam, fennel, minerality and black cherry in the finish.
The full boded, rich, concentrated wine feels sexy and plush with its cashmere tannins. The long, intense, balanced finish ends with licorice, chocolate and pure, black plum liqueur sensations.
Alexandre Thienpont said, “2010 is close to 1950, while 2009 resembles 1948.” When asked why neither vintage reminded him of 1947, he slyly replied, “The 47 was even more potent!”