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Château Cadet-Bon

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2023
92
Supple, creamy, and fresh, the wine is loaded with chocolate-covered black cherries, plums, licorice, espresso, and refreshing hints of mint. The wine has concentration, and polished textures, with loads of sweet, ripe fruits, and more of that refreshing mint nuance in the finish. The wine blends 70% Merlot, with 30% Cabernet Franc. For the first time, 8% of the wine was whole bunch fermented. Drink from 2027-2038. 91-93 Pts.

Supple, creamy, and fresh, the wine is loaded with chocolate-covered black cherries, plums, licorice, espresso, and refreshing hints of mint. The wine has concentration, and polished textures, with loads of sweet, ripe fruits, and more of that refreshing mint nuance in the finish. The wine blends 70% Merlot, with 30% Cabernet Franc. For the first time, 8% of the wine was whole bunch fermented. Drink from 2027-2038. 91-93 Pts.

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2022
93
Deeply colored, the wine is rich, lush, and polished with layers of supple-textured, dark pit fruits. You also find chocolate, toasty oak, licorice, and black cherries. You can enjoy this wine early, for all of its sweet, luscious fruits. Drink from 2025-2040. 92-94 Pts.

Deeply colored, the wine is rich, lush, and polished with layers of supple-textured, dark pit fruits. You also find chocolate, toasty oak, licorice, and black cherries. You can enjoy this wine early, for all of its sweet, luscious fruits. Drink from 2025-2040. 92-94 Pts.

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2021
90
Espresso, black cherries, smoked herbs and red plum notes open the wine. The palate is medium-bodied, vibrant, light and fresh, with a nice, soft, polished touch to all the red fruits on the palate. Drink from 2024-2036.

Espresso, black cherries, smoked herbs and red plum notes open the wine. The palate is medium-bodied, vibrant, light and fresh, with a nice, soft, polished touch to all the red fruits on the palate. Drink from 2024-2036.

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2020
92
Layers of lusciously-textured, round, supple, ripe, fresh red fruits hit your palate and stay there, which is a good thing, as you want as much of those sweet fruits with their chocolate and licorice accents as you can get. Drink from 2023-2040.

Layers of lusciously-textured, round, supple, ripe, fresh red fruits hit your palate and stay there, which is a good thing, as you want as much of those sweet fruits with their chocolate and licorice accents as you can get. Drink from 2023-2040.

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Smoky, with licorice, herbs, cocoa and chocolate-covered cherries, the wine is ripe, sweet, lush, fresh and richly textured on the palate. The opulent, medium-bodied, fruit- packed finish delivers ripe berries, licorice, spice and polished fruits that linger. 90-92 Pts

Smoky, with licorice, herbs, cocoa and chocolate-covered cherries, the wine is ripe, sweet, lush, fresh and richly textured on the palate. The opulent, medium-bodied, fruit- packed finish delivers ripe berries, licorice, spice and polished fruits that linger. 90-92 Pts

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2019
90
Medium-bodied, soft, silky and fresh, the wine quickly focuses you on its core of elegantly-textured, sweet, plums, chocolate, mint and crushed rocks. You can enjoy this relatively early. Drink from 2023-2034.

Medium-bodied, soft, silky and fresh, the wine quickly focuses you on its core of elegantly-textured, sweet, plums, chocolate, mint and crushed rocks. You can enjoy this relatively early. Drink from 2023-2034.

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Dark red fruits, chocolate-covered cherries, licorice, lush, ripe tannins and silky textures coupled with a nice gulp of deep, dark fruits and the essence of crushed stone in the finish. 90-92 Pts

Dark red fruits, chocolate-covered cherries, licorice, lush, ripe tannins and silky textures coupled with a nice gulp of deep, dark fruits and the essence of crushed stone in the finish. 90-92 Pts

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2018
91
Sweet, fresh, ripe and juicy, the licorice, espresso, black cherry filled creamy finish hits the spot. Give it just a bit of time in the cellar before pulling a cork.

Sweet, fresh, ripe and juicy, the licorice, espresso, black cherry filled creamy finish hits the spot. Give it just a bit of time in the cellar before pulling a cork.

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Medium bodied, forward, soft and fresh, the sweet cherry essence of the wine arrives with thyme and mineral accents. You can enjoy this within a year or two of release. 90-92 Pts

Medium bodied, forward, soft and fresh, the sweet cherry essence of the wine arrives with thyme and mineral accents. You can enjoy this within a year or two of release. 90-92 Pts

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2017
91
Silky, soft and polished, there is a sense of minerality in the fleshy, ripe cherries, licorice and cocoa found here.

Silky, soft and polished, there is a sense of minerality in the fleshy, ripe cherries, licorice and cocoa found here.

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2016
90
Juicy black cherry, smoke and licorice define the wine. Medium bodied, fresh and elegant, with a fruity filled palate presence, this has a nice minerality touch to the finish.

Juicy black cherry, smoke and licorice define the wine. Medium bodied, fresh and elegant, with a fruity filled palate presence, this has a nice minerality touch to the finish.

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A forward, medium bodied, earthy, fresh, red berry dominated, spicy wine that will offer early drinking with easy pleasure.

A forward, medium bodied, earthy, fresh, red berry dominated, spicy wine that will offer early drinking with easy pleasure.

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2015
90
Truffle, spice, sweet red plums and thyme are already starting to show. The wine is medium bodied, forward, soft and sweet. There is a nice soft feeling to the tannins and sweetness of fruit in the endnote.

Truffle, spice, sweet red plums and thyme are already starting to show. The wine is medium bodied, forward, soft and sweet. There is a nice soft feeling to the tannins and sweetness of fruit in the endnote.

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Forward, medium-bodied, and easy to like, the fruit is fresh, ripe and sweet. There is a softness to the texture and a pleasant addition of licorice in the dark plum and cherry finish.

Forward, medium-bodied, and easy to like, the fruit is fresh, ripe and sweet. There is a softness to the texture and a pleasant addition of licorice in the dark plum and cherry finish.

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2014
87
A medium-bodied, easy-drinking wine with light, red fruits, it will be ready to drink on release. 86-88 Pts

A medium-bodied, easy-drinking wine with light, red fruits, it will be ready to drink on release. 86-88 Pts

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2013
86
With fresh red berries and fennel, this medium-bodied, forward wine finishes with red plum and cherries. 85-88 Pts

With fresh red berries and fennel, this medium-bodied, forward wine finishes with red plum and cherries. 85-88 Pts

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2012
89
With licorice, earth and jammy blackberries, this wine is polished, sweet, round and forward with a short black cherry finish. 88-90 Pts

With licorice, earth and jammy blackberries, this wine is polished, sweet, round and forward with a short black cherry finish. 88-90 Pts

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2011
88
From 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 14.4% ABV. Coffee, fennel, stone, vanilla and black raspberry with a round black cherry finish. 87-89 Pts

From 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 14.4% ABV. Coffee, fennel, stone, vanilla and black raspberry with a round black cherry finish. 87-89 Pts

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2010
91
Cadet Bon 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc open to licorice, spice, jammy berry and minerality aromas. Soft and round in texture, the wine ends with a sweet, ripe, rich, blackberry finish. Slightly more than 1,000 cases were produced in this vintage. 90-92 Pts

Cadet Bon 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc open to licorice, spice, jammy berry and minerality aromas. Soft and round in texture, the wine ends with a sweet, ripe, rich, blackberry finish. Slightly more than 1,000 cases were produced in this vintage. 90-92 Pts

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2009
88
An improvement from pervious vintages, this soft textured, medium bodied, round textured wine made from 85% Merlot is filled with stone, dark fruit and jammy strawberries in the perfume. This fleshy wine is already drinking well.

An improvement from pervious vintages, this soft textured, medium bodied, round textured wine made from 85% Merlot is filled with stone, dark fruit and jammy strawberries in the perfume. This fleshy wine is already drinking well.

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2009 Cadet Bon is earthy, filled with stone, dark fruit, and jammy strawberry flavors. Produced from 85% merlot, this fleshy wine should drink well early. 87-89 Pts

2009 Cadet Bon is earthy, filled with stone, dark fruit, and jammy strawberry flavors. Produced from 85% merlot, this fleshy wine should drink well early. 87-89 Pts

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