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Château Fayat

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2023
91
Medium-bodied, vibrant, fresh, lifted, red--berry oriented wine. On the palate, you find lift, and energy, with a bright, crisp, sweet, red plum, raspberry, cocoa, and licorice filled finish. You can enjoy this on release or with just a year or two of age. The wine blends 95% Merlot with 5% Cabernet Franc.13.6% ABV. Drink from 2027-2039. 90-92 Pts.

Medium-bodied, vibrant, fresh, lifted, red--berry oriented wine. On the palate, you find lift, and energy, with a bright, crisp, sweet, red plum, raspberry, cocoa, and licorice filled finish. You can enjoy this on release or with just a year or two of age. The wine blends 95% Merlot with 5% Cabernet Franc.13.6% ABV. Drink from 2027-2039. 90-92 Pts.

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2022
92
With a floral edge to the cherries, and licorice on the nose, the wine is medium-bodied, fresh, silky, vibrant and sweet. The fruits are on the black raspberry, and cherry side, with a hint of citrus on the fresh, mildly spicy backend. You can enjoy this on release or with just a year or two of age. The wine blends 95% Merlot with 5% Cabernet Franc. 14% ABV, 3.7 pH. Drink from 2025-2037. 91-93 Pts.

With a floral edge to the cherries, and licorice on the nose, the wine is medium-bodied, fresh, silky, vibrant and sweet. The fruits are on the black raspberry, and cherry side, with a hint of citrus on the fresh, mildly spicy backend. You can enjoy this on release or with just a year or two of age. The wine blends 95% Merlot with 5% Cabernet Franc. 14% ABV, 3.7 pH. Drink from 2025-2037. 91-93 Pts.

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2021
88
Medium-bodied, lighter-styled, fresh, cherry and plum filled, creamy wine with floral accents that can be enjoyed on release. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc, 13% ABV. Drink from 2023-2033. 87-89

Medium-bodied, lighter-styled, fresh, cherry and plum filled, creamy wine with floral accents that can be enjoyed on release. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc, 13% ABV. Drink from 2023-2033. 87-89

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2020
92
Flowers, truffles and ripe, dark red pit fruit aromatics are all over the place here. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied is silky, polished and fresh with a vibrancy, purity and elegance that makes this by far, the best vintage of Fayat ever produced! This is a simply gorgeous Pomerol. Drink from 2023-2040.

Flowers, truffles and ripe, dark red pit fruit aromatics are all over the place here. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied is silky, polished and fresh with a vibrancy, purity and elegance that makes this by far, the best vintage of Fayat ever produced! This is a simply gorgeous Pomerol. Drink from 2023-2040.

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2019
91
Flowers, smoke, dark red pit fruits and forest leaf scents make an appearence in the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant, fresh and silky, forward and fruity with an open personality making this a treat to drink just about on release, this is the best vintage of Chateau Fayat I have ever tasted. Drink from 2023-2034.

Flowers, smoke, dark red pit fruits and forest leaf scents make an appearence in the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant, fresh and silky, forward and fruity with an open personality making this a treat to drink just about on release, this is the best vintage of Chateau Fayat I have ever tasted. Drink from 2023-2034.

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Medium-bodied, soft, forward and fruity with an open personality and a plummy, chocolate coated, black cherry essence. This is already so easy to drink that you can enjoy it for all of its polished fruity character in its youth, or age it for more complexity. 90-92 Pts

Medium-bodied, soft, forward and fruity with an open personality and a plummy, chocolate coated, black cherry essence. This is already so easy to drink that you can enjoy it for all of its polished fruity character in its youth, or age it for more complexity. 90-92 Pts

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2018
90
Medium-bodied, lifted, soft, polished, sweet, bright, fresh cherries and red plums are accompanied by licorice, dark chocolate, coffee bean and herbs on the mid-palate and in the finish.

Medium-bodied, lifted, soft, polished, sweet, bright, fresh cherries and red plums are accompanied by licorice, dark chocolate, coffee bean and herbs on the mid-palate and in the finish.

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Forward, soft, medium-bodied with a ready to go personality of red plums, licorice, smoke and espresso, finishing with a nice layer of ripe cherries and thyme. 88-90 Pts

Forward, soft, medium-bodied with a ready to go personality of red plums, licorice, smoke and espresso, finishing with a nice layer of ripe cherries and thyme. 88-90 Pts

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2017
88
Wet earth, olives, herbs, thyme and cherry notes open the wine, medium bodied and on the bright, fresh side, there is an energetic red berry character to the finish. The wine was produced from 100% Merlot this year due to damage from the frost and product

Wet earth, olives, herbs, thyme and cherry notes open the wine, medium bodied and on the bright, fresh side, there is an energetic red berry character to the finish. The wine was produced from 100% Merlot this year due to damage from the frost and product

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2016
89
Medium-bodied, with an earthy, olive and red plum character, the wine is forward, soft, polished and accessible, leaving you with an earthy cherry core of fruits. The wine was made from a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc.

Medium-bodied, with an earthy, olive and red plum character, the wine is forward, soft, polished and accessible, leaving you with an earthy cherry core of fruits. The wine was made from a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc.

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Licorice, smoke and cherry liqueur scents on the nose bring you to a medium bodied, red berry, olive-oriented wine. With a quick touch of herbs to complicate matters. The wine was made from a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc and reached 14% ABV.

Licorice, smoke and cherry liqueur scents on the nose bring you to a medium bodied, red berry, olive-oriented wine. With a quick touch of herbs to complicate matters. The wine was made from a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc and reached 14% ABV.

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2015
87
Medium-bodied, bright, fresh, red fruits, earth, espresso and plummy notes in a forward, easy-drinking style. 86 - 88 Pts

Medium-bodied, bright, fresh, red fruits, earth, espresso and plummy notes in a forward, easy-drinking style. 86 - 88 Pts

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2014
88
Ringing with anise, earth, herbs, espresso and dark cherry notes, this wine is soft, medium to full-bodied and already approachable. For 2014, the wine was produced from 100% Merlot and reached 13.5% ABV with pH of 3.8. 88-89 Pts

Ringing with anise, earth, herbs, espresso and dark cherry notes, this wine is soft, medium to full-bodied and already approachable. For 2014, the wine was produced from 100% Merlot and reached 13.5% ABV with pH of 3.8. 88-89 Pts

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2013
85
Bright, forward, light, crisp, fresh, red berry oriented wine that exchanges complexity for early drinkability.

Bright, forward, light, crisp, fresh, red berry oriented wine that exchanges complexity for early drinkability.

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From 100% Merlot and with a nose of wet earth, citrus and red berries, this medium-bodied wine is bright on the palate and ends with dark chocolate-covered raspberries. 87-89 Pts

From 100% Merlot and with a nose of wet earth, citrus and red berries, this medium-bodied wine is bright on the palate and ends with dark chocolate-covered raspberries. 87-89 Pts

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2012
87
The wine is medium bodied and forward, with sweet, red cherries and floral scents, ending in a soft textured finish.

The wine is medium bodied and forward, with sweet, red cherries and floral scents, ending in a soft textured finish.

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Flowers, cherries and cocoa scents open to a medium-bodied Pomerol with ample soft textures and sweet red cherries in the finish. 88-90 Pts

Flowers, cherries and cocoa scents open to a medium-bodied Pomerol with ample soft textures and sweet red cherries in the finish. 88-90 Pts

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2010
88
Medium bodied, forward, lighter style of Pomerol, with freshness, soft textures, but not a lot of depth to the red plums and cherries, although there is a nice thyme and espresso note in the nose that adds to the wine.

Medium bodied, forward, lighter style of Pomerol, with freshness, soft textures, but not a lot of depth to the red plums and cherries, although there is a nice thyme and espresso note in the nose that adds to the wine.

2,760 Views   Tasted