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Château La Tour du Pin

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2011 Château La Tour du Pin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc create the blend. This is an increase in Cabernet from last year, since the Merlot on sandy soil did not achieve the desired level of ripeness. Kirsch, stone and anise scents open to a soft, sweet, ripe black cherry-filled finish with gentle tannins. 90-92 Pts

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2010 Château La Tour du Pin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

La Tour du Pin 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc helped to produce a wine that hit 13.9% alcohol. Floral, cherry blossom, anise and black cherry scents open this supple, fresh, sweet, ripe wine that finishes with spicy black raspberries in a finesse style. 91-93

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2009 Château La Tour du Pin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

2009 La Tour du Pin is now produced by the same team that makes Cheval Blanc. Made from 80% merlot and 20% cabernet franc, it offers dark berry, licorice and fresh herb scents. Round in texture, the wine finishes with soft kirsch flavors. 90-92 Pts

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2008 Château La Tour du Pin  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Light in color and style, with earthy red berries and kirsch, the debut vintage for the new owners is best consumed on the young side of life.

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