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Château Chauvin

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2020 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Earthy, smoky and loaded with ripe red berries, the wine is soft, elegant, fresh and vibrant. The refied finish delivers sweetness, lift and gracefully-textured red fruits on the backend. 90-92 Pts

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2020 Château Chauvin Folie de Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 86

Medium-bodied, fresh, light, red berry dominated wine with a touch of herbs and green olives on the nose and finish that is perfect for early drinking pleasure. 85-87 Pts

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2019 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Medium-bodied, fresh, bright, crisp and juicy, with a focus on its red fruit, licorice, smoke and earthy character. Give this a few years in the cellar for it to further flesh out and soften. 89-91 Pts

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2018 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

With a strong floral accent, the wine adds wet earth, licorice and plums to its nuances. Medium-bodied, soft and silky, with sweet, dark red berries and thyme on the palate and in the finish, there is good freshness and complexity found here. 92 Points

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Medium-bodied, polished, earthy and leafy with succulent cherries, plums, soft textures and roundness. The finish with its thyme-infused red fruits really hits the spot. 90-92 Pts

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2016 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Soft and polished, with layers of sweet, ripe, juicy plums, the medium-bodied, elegant, easy to like wine serves up sweet, red cherries and licorice with ease. You can enjoy this with just a few years of age. 91 Points

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Deep in color, full bodied with more richness than usual, there is a tannic structure with enough freshness and crisp, crunchy, dark red berries to age. 91 Points

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2015 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Fresh, forward, medium bodied, easy drinking, red cherry dominated fruit with earth and thyme accents. 90 Points

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Good color, fresh, forward, soft, but a it feels slightly pushed, and a bit extracted for its abilities. Still the earthy, thyme and cherry finish is quite nice. 90 Points

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Medium bodied, fresh, forward, soft, but a little pushed, during the extraction, giving it just a bit of dryness in the plummy, cherry, thyme and earthy finish. 90 Points

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Medium bodied with a plethora of fresh, ripe berries, earth, flowers and stone, this wine is the best the estate has produced since Sylvie Cazes took over. There is an attractive softness to the elegant finish. The bottles now have a new label, which history buffs may be interested to know is a redesign of their label from the 1920s. 91 Points

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2014 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 87

Sporting a new label, which history buffs may be interested to know is a redesign of their label from the 1920s, the medium-bodied, floral, red berry-dominated wine is on the fresh, smooth, easy drinking side. 86-88 Pts

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2013 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Pleasant and easy to drink, this lighter styled wine will offer its cherry and spice profile on release. 87-89 Pts

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2012 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Medium bodied, with a bright red fruit character, the wine shows some sweet and tart cherries in the fresh, finish. The wine was made from a blend of 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 88 Points

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Earth, spice, licorice and red berries with medium body and a dry finish. 86-88 Pts

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2011 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 87

Easy to like and easy to drink, with its open, coffee, cherry, cocoa and earthy personalty. Medium bodied and already open, you can pop a cork on this the day it is released. 87 Points

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2010 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Consistently one of the best value wines from St. Emilion, the 2010 continues that streak with its open, round, soft style, ripe black raspberries, spice and licorice. Drink it now, or give it a few years of age and it should be even better. 91 Points

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2009 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Deep in color, this well priced St. Emilion offers fresh coffee, licorice, chocolate, black cherry jam and earth. Soft, round, open and already fun to taste. 90 Points

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2008 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Licorice, spice and jammy black plums open to a soft, round, easy to like, but simple St. Emilion wine that is already accessible. 88 Points

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2005 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Blackberry, black cherry, tobacco and gravel scents lead to a medium/full bodied wine with a sweet, plum and licorice finish. This is already starting to drink well and should deliver pleasure for at least another decade or longer. 90 Points

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2000 Château Chauvin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Fully mature, medium bodied charmer with an earthy, sweet, ripe, cherry, plum and tobacco nose is made even better with its thyme and spicy accents. Soft, round and easy to like, this pop and pour wine is at peak today. 90 Points

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