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Château Les Grands Chênes

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2019 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 90

Full-bodied, rich and a bit oaky, the wine has a lot of smoke, fruit, wood and volume. One can find round textures and a big, sweet, fruity finish along with espresso bean, thyme and cocoa. Give it at least 5 years in the cellar. 89-91 Pts

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2018 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 91

Round, lush, juicy, sweet and fresh, the ripe cherries come through loud and clear. The oak is close to fully integrated, now, you find smoke, flowers, earth and licorice with a touch of espresso to accompany all the ripe, sweet fruits. This is one of the finest vintages of Les Grands Chenes. The wine was made from 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. 91 Points

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Deep in color, the wine resonates with dark black cherries in the nose and mouth. Full-bodied, round, forward and richly textured, the finishes with dark, red fruits, licorice, espresso and bitter chocolate in the end note. The wine was made from 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. 90-92 Pts

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2017 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 89

Smoke and black cherries deliver on the nose as this full-bodied, energetic and vibrant wine unfolds with dusky red fruits on the palette. Come for the sensation and stay for the dark chocolate edge which extends through the fruit and espresso tinged finish. The wine was made with a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon. 89 Points

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2016 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 89

Round and polished with loads of espresso, smoke, ripe fruits and a fleshy finish. 89 Points

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2015 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 87

Utilizing 74% Merlot and 26% Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine is fleshy, round and has an earthy, red fruit profile. The open and oaky finish combines espresso bean and cherry characteristics. 86 - 88 Pts

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2014 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 88

Lush, soft and polished, this wine is loaded with sweet fruits and a hint of jam with a big slash of espresso and vanilla in the fleshy finish. 87-89 Pts

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2013 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 88

With a nose full of oak, licorice, black cherry and tobacco, this forward wine serves up a user-friendly, oaky blast of licorice and plum. 87-89 Pts

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2012 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 88

Forward and ripe, with sweet red cherries, soft textures and a lot of oak in the finish. 88 Points

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Oaky with dark red berries and a coffee bean and red berry finish. 87-89 Pts

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2011 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 89

Fleshy, fun and easy to like with coffee, black cherry and round textures. 87-90 Pts

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2010 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 90

Medium/full bodied with licorice, coffee bean, vanilla and dark cherry sensations in the nose. Forward and accessible, this blend of 63% Merlot, 35% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Cabernet Franc is already open for business. 90 Points

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2009 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 90

Blending 51% Merlot, 43% Cabernet Sauvignon 6% Cabernet Franc, this medium bodied, modern styled, forward wine is filled with coffee, licorice, black cherry, earth and cocoa. Plush, soft and round, this is already delivering pleasure. 90 Points

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2005 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 87

Easy to drink and like, with its sweet, red cherry and black raspberry and cigar box nose, coupled with its soft textured, red berry character. 87 Points

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This structured, powerful wine Merlot based wine offers chocolate, ripe, black raspberries, earth and oak. Well made, but not exciting. 89 Points

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2004 Château Les Grands Chênes  (Médoc) 87

This blend of 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Cabernet Franc is showing its tobacco, oak, licorice, cocoa and cherry personality. Ready for drinking, I’d consume this over the next few years. 87 Points

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