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Château Faizeau

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2020 Château Faizeau  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 91

Dark in color and in the fruit, the wine is ripe, lush, round and earthy, with mineral-driven, chocolate-coated black cherries and oak nuances on the palate and in the polished finish. This should age for at least 12 years with ease. 89-91 Pts

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2019 Château Faizeau Sélection Vieilles Vignes  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 90

Rich, ripe, round and polished, with lush, soft tannins and layers of chocolate covered dark red fruits and the ability to age for a decade or so. 90 Points

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2018 Château Faizeau  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 92

Dark chocolate covered cherries, coffee bean and plum create the core of this lush, round, opulent, silky wine. Produced from 100% old vine Merlot, the finish, with its sexy, polished plums, dusty tannins and dark cocoa hits the spot. 92 Points

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Round, ripe and still a bit oaky, this medium bodied wine is going to be best in its youth for all its ripe, lush, licorice covered, dark red fruits. 88-90 Pts

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2016 Château Faizeau  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 87

Medium bodied, forward, open, easy to like and easy to drink, this wine has plummy fruits, licorice and a polished finish. 87 Points

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2015 Château Faizeau Sélection Vieilles Vignes  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 89

Made from 100% old vine Merlot, the wine is soft, silky, ripe and sweet, with accents of licorice, dark chocolate, licorice and a kiss of oak in the finish. 89 Points

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Using 100% old vine Merlot, the wine is fresh, spicy, forward and offers a mineral, spicy, oak, thyme and plum finish. 88 Points

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2014 Château Faizeau  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 89

Medium bodied, soft, round, forward and on the lush, round, ripe, fruity side of the style range, the licorice and dark chocolate, dusted cherries add the right touch to the soft finish. This is already in the sweet spot. 89 Points

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2012 Château Faizeau Sélection Vieilles Vignes  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 89

From 100% old vine Merlot, the wine is fleshy, forward, flashy and fun to drink. Open, round and serving sweet, black cherries, earth and licorice in every sniff and sip. 89 Points

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2010 Château Faizeau Sélection Vieilles Vignes  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 88

Lacking the same degree of softness found in the 2009, but with more freshness, this is still quite charming, with its black raspberry and fennel personality. 88 Points

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2009 Château Faizeau Sélection Vieilles Vignes  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 89

Soft, fleshy and lush, with loads of sweet black cherries and licorice, this is ready to go. 89 Points

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