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Château Jean-Faure

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2020 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

Richly colored, the wine is soft, vibrant and medium-bodied. The perfume easily displays its bouquet of flowers, dark cherries and spice. The wine is elegant, refined and silky on the palate, leaving you with earthy, spicy, fresh and savory, dark red fruits on the palate and in the finish. 91-93 Pts

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2019 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

With a beautiful dark hue, the wine shows a complex set of aromatics, lush, silky, sexy textures, richness and complexity. The finish exudes a myriad of spicy red and black fruits, licorice and herbs. Part of what makes this wine so interesting is the blend featuring a high proportion of Cab Franc in the mix using 65% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and 5% Malbec. 92-94 Pts

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2018 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

With good purity in the fruit, softness in its texture, ripe tannins and loads of fruit on your palate and in the juicy, sweet finish, I am really liking this elegantly styled wine. Give it a couple of years in the cellar and promises to be even better. 92 Points

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With flowers, black raspberries, dark cherries, licorice, sap and just a bit of jam in the nose, the wine is rich, fresh, sweet, round and refined. There is a nice energetic pop on the palate with plenty of ripe sweet fruit in the end note. 90-92 Pts

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2017 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Flowers and stone along with herbs, spice and red fruits combine to create a medium bodied, crisp, classic red berry-focused wine. 89 Points

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2016 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Another Saint Emilion that is better in bottle than it was in barrel, the wine now offers deep, juicy plums, espresso, licorice, truffle flowers. Silky, elegant, fresh and lively, with a lifted, dried red pit fruit and floral finish, give this a few years before popping a cork, and it will show even better. 91 Points

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Medium bodied with spicy, sweet fruits, this is on the red side of the style range. The wine is bright and fresh with sweet, juicy red plums in the finish. 90 Points

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2015 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

With 50% of the blend devoted to Cabernet Franc, it is easy to understand the strong, floral notes that complicate the fresh, sweet, dark, red berries and spice character of the wine. The round, soft finish is completed by the chocolate covered cherries in the endnote. 91 Points

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The high percentage of Cabernet Franc adds this great floral note and spicy quality to the ripe, dark, red fruits, licorice and earth. The finish ends with a nice, dark chocolate and cherry note that leaves you wanting more. 91 Points

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With 50% Cabernet Franc in the blend, the wine combines ripe, dark cherries, plum, licorice and fresh flowers along with round, plush textures and a fresh, sweet, fruit and spice filled finish. 91 Points

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2014 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Dark red berries with a round, plush center and a sweet, polished fruity finish. 89-91 Pts

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2013 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 84

With smoky red fruits, the medium-bodied wine has a chalky finish. 83-85 Pts

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2012 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 85

Smoke, red fruits, medium-bodied with a chalky finish. 84-86 Pts

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2011 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Chocoalte, smoke, espresso bean, licorice and black cherry scents lead to a soft, open, easy to drink wine that finishes with cocoa and plum. 88 Points

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2010 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Deeply colored with black raspberry, licorice and earthy scents, this round, sweet, full bodied St. Emilion wine should offer good value when it's released. 88-90 Pts

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2009 Château Jean-Faure  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Spice, black raspberry, licorice and earthy scents lead to a medium/full bodied wine with soft textures and a long, round, ripe black cherry filled finish. 89 Points

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