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Château Poesia

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2020 Château Poesia  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

Deeply colored the wine is packed with nuances of flowers, licorice, wet earth, crushed rocks, plum, blackberry and dark cherries. On the palate the wine is lively, silky, rich, creamy, concentrated and mineral driven, with a beautiful salty character in the finish. The wine blends 70% Merlot with 30% Cabernet Franc, 14.5% ABV. 93-95 Pts

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2019 Château Poesia  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

Crushed rocks, stones, smoked red fruits, herbs and flowers round out the perfume. On the palate the wine is medium-bodied, silky, fresh and vibrant, showing lift, energy, length and purity in the red pit fruit, cocoa and licorice filled finish. The wine was made from blending 70% Merlot with 35% Cabernet Franc, reaching 14.5% alcohol. 93-95 Pts

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2018 Château Poesia  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 95

Inky in color, the wine is deep, rich, lusciously textured and packs ample amounts of silky, opulent, fresh, ripe, red fruits, anise, coffee bean, smoke and cocoa. Long and with great intensity, this is hitting all the right notes. Give it a few years in the cellar and it promises to be even better. 95 Points

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Inky in color, the wine is loaded with dark, sweet, plush, rich, fruits, licorice, smoke and chocolate. There is depth and harmony here. The fruit shows purity, freshness, length and volume with velvety textures. 94-96 Pts

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2017 Château Poesia  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

Licorice, espresso, plum and dark chocolate open on the nose. There is a cleanness with soft tannins, thirst-quenching red plums and cassis in the finish. The wine is smooth, polished, elongated and quite fresh. Made from blending 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc. 92 Points

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2016 Château Poesia  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

Medium/full bodied, silky textures, layers of sweet, ripe, black raspberries and cocoa with a fruity, polished, fresh, sensuous finish 94 Points

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Excuse me, your truffle is showing. Blend in some espresso, licorice and vanilla and you've got the aromatics. Plump, plush fruits with dark chocolate and boysenberry finish things off nicely. Produced from a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 13.8% alcohol with a pH of 3.5. 92 Points

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2015 Château Poesia  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Silky, sexy, lush, polished, dark chocolate covered plums, with nuances of cherry, licorice and espresso. Here you find ripe tannins and good purity of fruit in the finish. The wine is structured to age and develop and will need some time in the bottle before it's fun to drink. 93 Points

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Mineral driven on the nose and on the palate, this wine blends sweet, elegant, silky fruits with ripe tannins and good purity of fruit in the finish. The wine is structured to age and develop and will need some time in the bottle before it's fun to drink. From a blend of 30% Cabernet Franc and 70% Merlot, the wine is aging in 80% new, French oak barrels. 92 Points

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2014 Château Poesia  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Earthy, licorice, plums, smoke and espresso leads you to a medium bodied, silky effort with freshness with a hint of herbs and olives that only add to the red pit fruits in the finish. 91 Points

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Floral, black cherry and earthy aromas entice you to stay for the soft, fresh, sweet, juicy dark berries in the charming finish. 90-92 Pts

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2013 Château Poesia  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Finesse in style, medium bodied, elegant and approachable, the wine delivers a fresh, plum and cherry spicy sensation that is already drinking well. 90 Points

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The debut vintage for this wine is rich, fat, lush and luxurious, this sexy wine has a serious level of density and tannins. Produced from a blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine reached 13.5% alcohol, with a pH of 3.50. The yields were only 8 hectoliters per hectare. This wine from Helene Garcin Leveque is going to be something you will want to keep track of on a going forward basis. 91-93 Pts

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