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Château Péby Faugères

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2017 Château Péby Faugères Le Merle  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

With licorice scents and black cherry on the front end, this wine is all smooth lambskin textures and quite alluring with a red cherry and citrus orientation. There is a touch of cocoa and licorice on the back end, which adds an intriguing bit of pillow talk. This is the second wine of Peby Faugeres, produced from its own blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.

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2017 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 95

Darkness becomes this inky creation not only in color but also in the black cherry, smoke, espresso, wet earth and dark chocolate essences, which define its charisma. The wine is fat, fertile, swanky and sweet. Powerful, long and intense, pure and precocious, simply stated, this rocks! The wine was produced using 100% old vine Merlot.

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2016 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 98

It's not just the insane level of concentration, it's the freshness that comes along with it. And don't for the silky tannins, velvety textures and ocean of licorice, chocolate covered plum, and smoky notes with its finish that doesn't want to quit.

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Richly textured, opulent, sexy, ripe and fresh, there is a purity to the sweet, dense layers of fruit. Thick yet balanced, the black and blue show through really well here. Stratums of fat chocolate-covered boysenberries coat your palate with long lasting flavor. Even better, there is lift and freshness that makes this a wine you'll want to ponder as well as drink. Produced from 100% old vine Merlot, the wine was aged in 65% new French oak barrels, reaching 14.8% with a pH of 3.6.

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2015 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 97

If inky colored wines are your thing, you came to right place. Especially if you dig decadent textures, rich, full bodied, concentrated, ripe, fleshy wines that coat your palate and stay there, with a cornucopia of ripe, sweet, fruits, licorice, chocolate and smoke.

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No shy wallflower of a wine here. This attention-seeking beauty is packed and stacked. This brick house of a wine is filled with layers of velvet-textured, ripe, sweet black fruits, silky tannins, boysenberry jam, smoke, espresso, licorice and dark chocolate. The wine coats your palate and stains your teeth.

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2014 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

Rich with layers of ripe, luscious fruit, this wine has smooth, sensuous textures and a concentrated blast of licorice, black cherry, boysenberry and smoky-brewed espresso in the lushly textured finish. Produced from 100% Merlot, the wine was made from low yields of only 20 hectoliters per hectare. 93-94 Pts

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2013 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Plum and licorice scents segue into fresh, plump, black plum and chocolate accents. The wine offers good weight, density and ripeness for the vintage. From 100% Merlot, the wine reached 13% alcohol and is aging in 70% new, French oak. 91-93 Pts

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2012 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

Deep in color, with a blast of licorice, incense, espresso, ripe berries and a plush, fat rich, sensuous, velvety, long, concentrated, chocolate covered black raspberry finish.

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Fleshy, rich, chocolate-covered black and blue fruits with espresso, jam and licorice notes lead to a sensuous, plush, fat wine with a sweet, opulent, ripe, fruit-driven finish. Produced from 100% old vine Merlot. 93-95 Pts

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2011 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

One of the top wines from this difficult vintage in St. Emilion, look for a blast of fresh roasted espresso beans, vanilla, licorice and black raspberries made better by soft, polished textures and a fleshy, black cherry finish.

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2010 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

The first thing you come in contact with are the smoky, licorice, chocolate, black cherry and clay aromatics. From there, you move to the full bodied, concentrated, polished, lush textured sensation of all those fleshy, ripe, black cherries dipped in chocolate. Give it a few more years for more earthy complexities to appear.

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2010 Peby Faugeres is produced from 100% Merlot and aged in 100% new oak for 18 months. Production hovers close to 1,000 cases. Deep purple in color, jammy black fruit, espresso, licorice and spice, this thick, powerful, dense, dark wine is stuffed to the brim with decadent ripe fruit, licorice and chocolate that defines voluptuous in a wine. Unctuous and long, the wine ends with licorice, chocolate, spicy plum and jammy berry liqueur. 95-97 Pts

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2009 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 96

Really sexy, with sensuous textures, ripe, round, luscious fruits and a complex aromatic profile, this is just hedonism in the glass. Drink it now, or age it.

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From 100% old vine Merlot, this is a serious contender for the sexiest wine of the vintage. In other words, this decadent wine is made for hedonists! Lush, opulent, sensuous textures, boatloads of chocolate covered boysenberries, truffle, licorice and espresso and a lusty, velvet finish are found in this wine. This is already drinking great. Age it, or pop a bottle tonight. Either way, it’s a treat.

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2008 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Black truffles, barbecue smoke, forest floor, blackberry, licorice and sweet, ripe, juicy plums are in the nose and in the full bodied, concentrated palate. The fruit has lift, density, length and complexity.

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08 Château Peby Faugeres is the 100% luxury merlot from the top plots at Faugeres, produced in 100% new oak from mostly 40 year old vines from clay and limestone soils. This licorice accented wine offers a plush mouth that ends with notes of chocolate covered, jammy black fruits. 92-94 Pts

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2006 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

Lush, ripe, round and loaded up with super ripe, lush, round, black fruits, blueberry, chocolate, espresso and licorice. On the palate, this is structured, hedonism, with a chocolate covered, black cherry end note.

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2005 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 97

Just coming out of its shell, the wine still shows a youthful, deep, dark color. The debut vintage for the new owner screams with its licorice, truffle, smoke and chocolate drenched black and blue fruit. The wine is dense, yet, fresh and balanced. There is length, complexity and a hedonistic, opulent texture in the finish. This should be great over the next 20 years or so. 1 hour in the decanted added a lot to the wine.

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2003 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

Blackberries, plums and cassis and a hint of raisinette, (the candy) Very deep, ripe, dense and concentrated in a full bodied, opulent style. This is a sexy wine. A bit more structure would be nice. But if you're looking for hedonistic pleasure, you'll find it here. However this will drink best during its first decade of life.

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2001 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Fully mature, lush, round, opulently styled wine here. The licorice, coffee bean, dark chocolate, earthy, smoke filled black cherry nose starts things off. But it is the luscious textured, concentrated, dark, ripe fruits that really hits the spot.

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2000 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Somewhere along the way, this wine lost its fruit. The earthy, licorice, chocolate covered, red cherry wine is tart, short and not as sweet as it was, in its youth.

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Blackberry liqueur, blueberry and spice notes were easy to find. Rich, concentrated, plush with a medium length finish. A touch of heat was detected in the end.

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1998 Château Péby Faugères  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

Round, soft and fat in texture, this fully mature wine is packed with dark chocolate, black cherries, espresso, liqueur and earthy notes. The ripe and over ripe fruits are abundant in the fleshy finish.

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This is one sexy beast. Incredibly plush, lush and opulent, this is all about the decadent textures and boatload of licorice, chocolate fudge and black cherries in the finish. Perhaps not the most complex wine, but it makes up for it with its textures.

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Chocolate covered cherries, truffle, toast, smoke, incense and minerals create the inviting perfume. Full bodied and rich, this mature wine ends with an opulent textured, fleshy, spicy, black cherry jam filled finish. Bottle #11 out of the case. One more to go and every bottle of this 100% old vine Merlot based wine has been delicious. This was popped and poured.

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This wine is for hedonists. It's incredibly sexy, plush, rich, opulent and exotic. Each sniff, swirl and swallow was a treat. I’d want to drink this over the next decade to fully experience its alluring and sensual qualities.

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Licorice, chocolate, plum, blackberry, espresso bean and smoke aromas open to a suave, opulent, richly textured wine supple, smooth and sexy textures. This fully mature wine is the best vintage made by this property between 1998 and 2009. I am happy to report the 2010 is a better wine as they are now back to form.

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This is incredibly sexy, plush, rich, opulent and exotic. Each sniff, swirl and swallow was a treat. This won't make old bones, nor is it very complex. But if wines were rated solely for pleasure, this sexy, sultry bottle would score close to the high end of the range.

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This is a sex bomb of a wine! Very rich, fat, opulent and polished. The decadent, exotic mouth feel is a treat for the senses. The wine reminds me of chocolate covered blackberry and plum liqueur. This is drinking great today and should maintain the same level of pleasure for at least another decade.

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Rich, fat, ripe and concentrated with gobs of lusty red and black fruits, licorice and vanilla, make this a wine for pleasure seekers.

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