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Château Faizeau

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2023
89
Supple, and creamy, with chocolate-covered black cherries, flowers, licorice, and chewy red fruits, give it just a year or two in the bottle and enjoy for more than a decade after that. Drink from 2027-2037. 89-91 Pts.

Supple, and creamy, with chocolate-covered black cherries, flowers, licorice, and chewy red fruits, give it just a year or two in the bottle and enjoy for more than a decade after that. Drink from 2027-2037. 89-91 Pts.

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2022
92
Supple-textured, lush, forward, medium-bodied, elegant, fruit-packed charmer with layers of creamy, ripe, sweet, lush fruits that will be a pleasure to enjoy on release, and for more than a decade after that. Drink from 2025-2037. 93-91 Pts.

Supple-textured, lush, forward, medium-bodied, elegant, fruit-packed charmer with layers of creamy, ripe, sweet, lush fruits that will be a pleasure to enjoy on release, and for more than a decade after that. Drink from 2025-2037. 93-91 Pts.

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2021
89
Espresso, minty chocolate and plums create the core of this medium-bodied, soft, accessible, wine. Drink from 2023-2029. 88-90

Espresso, minty chocolate and plums create the core of this medium-bodied, soft, accessible, wine. Drink from 2023-2029. 88-90

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2020
91
Lush, ripe, round and polished, the wine delivers ample, sweet, juicy, plums, accented by chocolate, licorice, smoke and espresso. You can drink this with pleasure on release, or age it for a few years for less fruit and more earthy characteristics. Drink from 2023-2035.

Lush, ripe, round and polished, the wine delivers ample, sweet, juicy, plums, accented by chocolate, licorice, smoke and espresso. You can drink this with pleasure on release, or age it for a few years for less fruit and more earthy characteristics. Drink from 2023-2035.

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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

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
91
Medium-bodied, round, soft, forward, fruity wine with ample, creamy-textured, dark chocolate covered. black cherries, licorice, espresso and plums. Give it just a year or two to fill out and it will be even better. Drink from 2022-2034.

Medium-bodied, round, soft, forward, fruity wine with ample, creamy-textured, dark chocolate covered. black cherries, licorice, espresso and plums. Give it just a year or two to fill out and it will be even better. Drink from 2022-2034.

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2019
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.

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.

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2018
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.

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.

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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

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

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

3,821 Views   Tasted
2015
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.

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.

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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.

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

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2014
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.

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.

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2012
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.

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.

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2010
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.

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.

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2009
89
Soft, fleshy and lush, with loads of sweet black cherries and licorice, this is ready to go.

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

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