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Château Saint-Pierre

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2023
92
Lilacs, vanilla, cherry blossoms, and spice show along with chocolate-covered cherries, with a hint of Bourbon in the nose. Medium-bodied, elegant, racy, and refined, the wine focuses on its purity, length, and lift, instead of power, leaving you with a delicate touch of mint on the backend. The wine blends 90% Merlot, with 10% Cabernet Franc. 13.5% ABV. 10% of the wine is whole bunch fermented. Drink from 2027-2040. 92-94 Pts.

Lilacs, vanilla, cherry blossoms, and spice show along with chocolate-covered cherries, with a hint of Bourbon in the nose. Medium-bodied, elegant, racy, and refined, the wine focuses on its purity, length, and lift, instead of power, leaving you with a delicate touch of mint on the backend. The wine blends 90% Merlot, with 10% Cabernet Franc. 13.5% ABV. 10% of the wine is whole bunch fermented. Drink from 2027-2040. 92-94 Pts.

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2022
95
Concentrated, lush, deep, ripe, full, and intense, the fruits are elegant, creamy, ripe, and polished. There is a purity to the fruits, and a sensuality to the texture that really works here this year. The wine blends 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, and 10% Petit Verdot. 13.9% ABV. Drink from 2025-2045. 94-96 Pts.

Concentrated, lush, deep, ripe, full, and intense, the fruits are elegant, creamy, ripe, and polished. There is a purity to the fruits, and a sensuality to the texture that really works here this year. The wine blends 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, and 10% Petit Verdot. 13.9% ABV. Drink from 2025-2045. 94-96 Pts.

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2021
92
Medium-bodied, fresh, vibrant, forward and minty, you also find nuances of coffee beans and flowers that accompany the bright, crisp, red fruits. The wine finished with energetic, red cherries with a savory, herbal touch in the endnote. The wine blends 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot. Drink from 2025-2045.

Medium-bodied, fresh, vibrant, forward and minty, you also find nuances of coffee beans and flowers that accompany the bright, crisp, red fruits. The wine finished with energetic, red cherries with a savory, herbal touch in the endnote. The wine blends 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot. Drink from 2025-2045.

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Espresso, smoke, black cherry, currants, spice, flowers and chocolate on the nose, as well as in the plush, round, fruit-filled palate. There is a nice touch of minty espresso in the finish that comes in on the backend. The wine blends 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot. Drink from 2023-2045. 91-93

Espresso, smoke, black cherry, currants, spice, flowers and chocolate on the nose, as well as in the plush, round, fruit-filled palate. There is a nice touch of minty espresso in the finish that comes in on the backend. The wine blends 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 14% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot. Drink from 2023-2045. 91-93

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2020
94
The nose, with its notes of espresso, smoke, tobacco, incense, spice and red currants creates the perfume. On the palate, the wine is soft, seductive, and long, with a focus on its core of ripe, polished, earthy, black currants, chocolate and coffee beans. The finish is soft, polished, and fresh. Drink from 2024-2050.

The nose, with its notes of espresso, smoke, tobacco, incense, spice and red currants creates the perfume. On the palate, the wine is soft, seductive, and long, with a focus on its core of ripe, polished, earthy, black currants, chocolate and coffee beans. The finish is soft, polished, and fresh. Drink from 2024-2050.

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Seductive, with loads of ripe, dark, fresh, polished, earthy, black currants, cedar, toasty oak, licorice and spice. The wine is soft, polished, fresh and focused, leaving you with layers of deep ripe fruits, a touch of coffee bean, cocoa and currants. This should age and evolve for 25 years or more. 93-95 Pts

Seductive, with loads of ripe, dark, fresh, polished, earthy, black currants, cedar, toasty oak, licorice and spice. The wine is soft, polished, fresh and focused, leaving you with layers of deep ripe fruits, a touch of coffee bean, cocoa and currants. This should age and evolve for 25 years or more. 93-95 Pts

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2019
95
Blackberries, red pit fruits, flowers, tobacco leaf and red currants are the first thing you notice. The wine is soft, fresh and creamy on the palate, leaving you with a wealth of vibrant, lusciously textured, rich, sweet, red and black fruits in the finish. This is a top vintage for Saint Pierre. Drink from 2028-2050.

Blackberries, red pit fruits, flowers, tobacco leaf and red currants are the first thing you notice. The wine is soft, fresh and creamy on the palate, leaving you with a wealth of vibrant, lusciously textured, rich, sweet, red and black fruits in the finish. This is a top vintage for Saint Pierre. Drink from 2028-2050.

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The wealth of fruit is something you notice right off the bat. Lusciously textured, rich, fresh, nuanced and complex, the waves of perfectly ripe, concentrated, velvety fruit are fresh, long, intense, complex and exciting. This is a top vintage for Saint Pierre. 94-96 Pts

The wealth of fruit is something you notice right off the bat. Lusciously textured, rich, fresh, nuanced and complex, the waves of perfectly ripe, concentrated, velvety fruit are fresh, long, intense, complex and exciting. This is a top vintage for Saint Pierre. 94-96 Pts

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2018
95
Deep in color, the wine kicks off with flowers, smoky currants, spice, espresso and cigar box notes. From there, the richly textured dark red fruits provides layers of lusciously textured, fresh berries and toasty oak. Balanced, elegant and fresh, give this some time to fully come together and allow the oak to fully integrate. The wine was produced from 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc.

Deep in color, the wine kicks off with flowers, smoky currants, spice, espresso and cigar box notes. From there, the richly textured dark red fruits provides layers of lusciously textured, fresh berries and toasty oak. Balanced, elegant and fresh, give this some time to fully come together and allow the oak to fully integrate. The wine was produced from 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc.

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This wine is intense, deep, opulent, plush and showy with ripe with sweet, blackberry fruits, espresso and earthy notes. Soft, round and fruity, the wine was produced from 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc. 94-96 Pts

This wine is intense, deep, opulent, plush and showy with ripe with sweet, blackberry fruits, espresso and earthy notes. Soft, round and fruity, the wine was produced from 77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc. 94-96 Pts

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2017
92
Fresh and bright, with a focus on its red fruits, peppery nuances, espresso and herbs. You also find a nice shot of tobacco and cedar. The wine is wine is round, forward, medium-bodied and with just a few years in the cellar, it should be ready to get going.

Fresh and bright, with a focus on its red fruits, peppery nuances, espresso and herbs. You also find a nice shot of tobacco and cedar. The wine is wine is round, forward, medium-bodied and with just a few years in the cellar, it should be ready to get going.

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Dark in color, the wine is plush, ripe, fresh and loaded with sweet, blackberry fruits, espresso and earthy notes. The wine is medium/full bodied, soft and round, with an almost bright, fruityness in the finish. The wine was produced from 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc.

Dark in color, the wine is plush, ripe, fresh and loaded with sweet, blackberry fruits, espresso and earthy notes. The wine is medium/full bodied, soft and round, with an almost bright, fruityness in the finish. The wine was produced from 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc.

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2016
95
Concentrated, full-bodied and with a touch of oak on the nose and palate the wine has depth, flesh and round tannins, with a nuanced, ripe pit fruit and espresso filled finish.

Concentrated, full-bodied and with a touch of oak on the nose and palate the wine has depth, flesh and round tannins, with a nuanced, ripe pit fruit and espresso filled finish.

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Dark in color, the wine is full, rich, deep, fleshy and round. The tannins are ripe and so is the fruit, which you can taste and feel to a much better degree, now that the oak program has been improved here. The wine ends with a long, black cherry, espresso, licorice and earthy component that hangs with you..

Dark in color, the wine is full, rich, deep, fleshy and round. The tannins are ripe and so is the fruit, which you can taste and feel to a much better degree, now that the oak program has been improved here. The wine ends with a long, black cherry, espresso, licorice and earthy component that hangs with you..

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Dark, inky ruby in color, this wine is full bodied, concentrated, deep, long and focused. The fruit is precise, fresh and poised. The wine was produced from 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc.

Dark, inky ruby in color, this wine is full bodied, concentrated, deep, long and focused. The fruit is precise, fresh and poised. The wine was produced from 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 21% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc.

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2015
94
Full bodied, concentrated, round and refined, the wine kicks off with a nose packed with espresso, licorice, cassis, blackberry and floral notes. The fruit is fruit, sweet and ripe. The finish is all about its sweet, ripe, polished, core of fruit with its smoke and espresso undertones. I really like the energy, refinement and almost lush textures on the palate found here.

Full bodied, concentrated, round and refined, the wine kicks off with a nose packed with espresso, licorice, cassis, blackberry and floral notes. The fruit is fruit, sweet and ripe. The finish is all about its sweet, ripe, polished, core of fruit with its smoke and espresso undertones. I really like the energy, refinement and almost lush textures on the palate found here.

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2015 Saint-Pierre - Cassis, dark chocolate, licorice and floral notes create the perfume. Not as ripe as you’ll find in other more exalted, previous, recent vintages, this closer to being elegant in style with freshness and a spicy, cherry and cassis finish. Produced from a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 13.7% ABV with a pH of 3.72 and is now aging in 50% new, French oak barrels. The harvest took place from September 21 to October 7. 92 - 94 Pts

2015 Saint-Pierre - Cassis, dark chocolate, licorice and floral notes create the perfume. Not as ripe as you’ll find in other more exalted, previous, recent vintages, this closer to being elegant in style with freshness and a spicy, cherry and cassis finish. Produced from a blend of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 13.7% ABV with a pH of 3.72 and is now aging in 50% new, French oak barrels. The harvest took place from September 21 to October 7. 92 - 94 Pts

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2014
92
Round, lush and polished, with an espresso, licorice and dark cherry nose. The wine is focused on its ripe, dark red, sweet fruits, and round tannins in the finish.

Round, lush and polished, with an espresso, licorice and dark cherry nose. The wine is focused on its ripe, dark red, sweet fruits, and round tannins in the finish.

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This wine makes a memorable first impression. Like a seductress whose essence haunts the room long after she has made her exit, this wine offers a heady and unforgettable bouquet of blackberry, dark cherry, espresso bean, earth and cocoa. Focused and structured to age, this wine rings with volume, length, character and freshness. It will be undoubtedly delicious after only a few years of aging. Produced from a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc. The wine is aging in 50% new, French oak barrels. 92-94 Pts

This wine makes a memorable first impression. Like a seductress whose essence haunts the room long after she has made her exit, this wine offers a heady and unforgettable bouquet of blackberry, dark cherry, espresso bean, earth and cocoa. Focused and structured to age, this wine rings with volume, length, character and freshness. It will be undoubtedly delicious after only a few years of aging. Produced from a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot and 6% Cabernet Franc. The wine is aging in 50% new, French oak barrels. 92-94 Pts

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2013
89
Forward drinking, the wine serves up a blend of licorice, menthol, plums and espresso. The wine has a roundness to its texture, but it is on the lighter side of the style range, which is typical for the vintage. The wine was produced from a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot.

Forward drinking, the wine serves up a blend of licorice, menthol, plums and espresso. The wine has a roundness to its texture, but it is on the lighter side of the style range, which is typical for the vintage. The wine was produced from a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot.

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This medium-bodied wine begins with spicy black cherries, earth and fennel and segues into a sweet, tart red berry-filled finish. 89-91

This medium-bodied wine begins with spicy black cherries, earth and fennel and segues into a sweet, tart red berry-filled finish. 89-91

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2012
92
Lush, soft fruits, with a real sense of sweetness to the black cherry and boysenberries that are complicated by licorice, earth and smoky, espresso beans. There is a nice cocoa note in the finish. The wine was produced from a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 22% Merlot.

Lush, soft fruits, with a real sense of sweetness to the black cherry and boysenberries that are complicated by licorice, earth and smoky, espresso beans. There is a nice cocoa note in the finish. The wine was produced from a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 22% Merlot.

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Fleshy, soft and round, there is a good sweetness to the fruit with depth of flavors in the plush finish. 92-94 Pts

Fleshy, soft and round, there is a good sweetness to the fruit with depth of flavors in the plush finish. 92-94 Pts

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2011
91
The nose pops with licorice, smoke, black licorice, coffee bean and mocha. Soft, round, forward and very nice for this difficult vintage, the wine ends with dark, fresh, black cherries.

The nose pops with licorice, smoke, black licorice, coffee bean and mocha. Soft, round, forward and very nice for this difficult vintage, the wine ends with dark, fresh, black cherries.

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Espresso, caramel, vanilla, blackberry jam and earthy scents with deep color and a plush, fresh, sweet, soft and ripe black cherry finish are found in this wine. 92-93 Pts

Espresso, caramel, vanilla, blackberry jam and earthy scents with deep color and a plush, fresh, sweet, soft and ripe black cherry finish are found in this wine. 92-93 Pts

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2010
93
The nose, with its espresso, smoke, blackberry, cedar and cigar box has a lot to offer. The palate, with more than ample blackberry, currant, cocoa and oak is round, plush, and fruity. This is a nice wine but it’s probably going to continue showing a touch of oak in its profile.

The nose, with its espresso, smoke, blackberry, cedar and cigar box has a lot to offer. The palate, with more than ample blackberry, currant, cocoa and oak is round, plush, and fruity. This is a nice wine but it’s probably going to continue showing a touch of oak in its profile.

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With a complex nose packed with mint, espresso bean, cocoa, blackberry jam, licorice and earth, the wine is big, rich, concentrated, long, polished and tannic. There is a lot going on here with this blend of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot.

With a complex nose packed with mint, espresso bean, cocoa, blackberry jam, licorice and earth, the wine is big, rich, concentrated, long, polished and tannic. There is a lot going on here with this blend of 66% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot and 6% Petit Verdot.

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Saint-Pierre From a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and the remainder Merlot, this deep, ruby colored wine shows a cassis, oak, floral, spice and jammy black raspberry nose. On the palate, the tannic, concentrated, sweet, jammy black cherry and licorice wine shows freshness, but the tannins feel dust in the finish. The wine will be aged in 55% new oak. 92-94 Pts

Saint-Pierre From a blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and the remainder Merlot, this deep, ruby colored wine shows a cassis, oak, floral, spice and jammy black raspberry nose. On the palate, the tannic, concentrated, sweet, jammy black cherry and licorice wine shows freshness, but the tannins feel dust in the finish. The wine will be aged in 55% new oak. 92-94 Pts

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2009
93
Flashy, fleshy, rich, round and concentrated, this spicy, licorice, cassis, chocolate, coffee and blackberry jam filled, wine, made from a blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot is a pleasure to taste.

Flashy, fleshy, rich, round and concentrated, this spicy, licorice, cassis, chocolate, coffee and blackberry jam filled, wine, made from a blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon and 19% Merlot is a pleasure to taste.

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2009 St. Pierre continues on its path of improvement since 2005. Because the property is not as well known as many St. Julien wines, the wine remains well priced for its quality. In fact, along with Branaire Ducru, it offers one of the better deals for fine wine from the Medoc in 2009. With deep ruby hues, the wine smells of dark berries, cassis, anise, cracked black pepper, and oak. Rich, fresh, and round, this full bodied wine finishes with lush cassis, boysenberry, spice, and chocolate flavors. 94-96 Pts.

2009 St. Pierre continues on its path of improvement since 2005. Because the property is not as well known as many St. Julien wines, the wine remains well priced for its quality. In fact, along with Branaire Ducru, it offers one of the better deals for fine wine from the Medoc in 2009. With deep ruby hues, the wine smells of dark berries, cassis, anise, cracked black pepper, and oak. Rich, fresh, and round, this full bodied wine finishes with lush cassis, boysenberry, spice, and chocolate flavors. 94-96 Pts.

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2008
92
It is going to take a bit more time for the remainder of the oak to fully integrate. The wine has volume, depth of flavor and soft, plush, polished tannins. Full bodied, round and loaded with tobacco stained, dark red, fresh, sweet fruits, another half a decade will get this where it needs to be.

It is going to take a bit more time for the remainder of the oak to fully integrate. The wine has volume, depth of flavor and soft, plush, polished tannins. Full bodied, round and loaded with tobacco stained, dark red, fresh, sweet fruits, another half a decade will get this where it needs to be.

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This is the success story of St. Julien. The property was known for producing a strong wine in 1961. It took close to 45 years before they began making strong wines. Since 2005, they have been getting better every year. Chocolate, coca powder, cassis, earth, sweet black cherry and coffee bean aromas were coupled with a long, polished, cassis and blackberry filled finish that will drink well young and age for at least two decades.

This is the success story of St. Julien. The property was known for producing a strong wine in 1961. It took close to 45 years before they began making strong wines. Since 2005, they have been getting better every year. Chocolate, coca powder, cassis, earth, sweet black cherry and coffee bean aromas were coupled with a long, polished, cassis and blackberry filled finish that will drink well young and age for at least two decades.

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2008 Saint Pierre opens with oak, vanilla, black raspberry and chocolate scents. In the mouth, the wine feels round and approachable. The finish ends with a blast of cassis and blackberry. This is a property that keeps getting better, but sadly prices continue rising as well. 92 Pts

2008 Saint Pierre opens with oak, vanilla, black raspberry and chocolate scents. In the mouth, the wine feels round and approachable. The finish ends with a blast of cassis and blackberry. This is a property that keeps getting better, but sadly prices continue rising as well. 92 Pts

8,896 Views   Tasted
2007
90
Lots of easy drinking charm here. The wine is medium bodied, with mature notes of tobacco, flowers, espresso, cedar and red fruits. Soft, with a smooth, polished feeling to the tannins, the wine,with its red plum and cassis profile is fully ready to drink.

Lots of easy drinking charm here. The wine is medium bodied, with mature notes of tobacco, flowers, espresso, cedar and red fruits. Soft, with a smooth, polished feeling to the tannins, the wine,with its red plum and cassis profile is fully ready to drink.

3,577 Views   Tasted
2006
92
Truffle, blackberry, smoke, menthol and herbs offer the aromatic profile. Soft and round textured for the vintage, the wine is approachable today with its fresh, sweet blackberry and cassis personality.

Truffle, blackberry, smoke, menthol and herbs offer the aromatic profile. Soft and round textured for the vintage, the wine is approachable today with its fresh, sweet blackberry and cassis personality.

4,929 Views   Tasted
Polished, round and supple in texture, this rich, ripe wine offers a lot of licorice, coffee bean, black cherry and earthy notes. It's soft enough to drink young, but time is only going to make it better.

Polished, round and supple in texture, this rich, ripe wine offers a lot of licorice, coffee bean, black cherry and earthy notes. It's soft enough to drink young, but time is only going to make it better.

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2005
90
Fully mature, this medium bodied wine shows an earthy, oaky, black cherry driven character with tobacco and cocoa in the dusty finish. I've enjoyed subsequent vintages a lot more.

Fully mature, this medium bodied wine shows an earthy, oaky, black cherry driven character with tobacco and cocoa in the dusty finish. I've enjoyed subsequent vintages a lot more.

5,731 Views   Tasted
2004
90
Ripe, with licorice, coffee bean, blackberry and jammy, cherry notes in the perfume, the wine is lush, round and soft, with a plush, black cherry and oaky finsh.

Ripe, with licorice, coffee bean, blackberry and jammy, cherry notes in the perfume, the wine is lush, round and soft, with a plush, black cherry and oaky finsh.

2,567 Views   Tasted
2003
88
A bit overripe, with some heat and dryness in the tannins, the wine was much better on the nose than on the medium bodied, almost light palate. This is not a wine for further aging. While it will not fall apart in the near future, it is not a wine to hold for further evolution.

A bit overripe, with some heat and dryness in the tannins, the wine was much better on the nose than on the medium bodied, almost light palate. This is not a wine for further aging. While it will not fall apart in the near future, it is not a wine to hold for further evolution.

3,357 Views   Tasted
2002
87
Fully-mature, medium-bodied, tobacco, leaf, wet earth and red currant packed peppery wine with an austere character. This wine is fully developed and requires consumption.

Fully-mature, medium-bodied, tobacco, leaf, wet earth and red currant packed peppery wine with an austere character. This wine is fully developed and requires consumption.

2,289 Views   Tasted
2001
89
Just past full-maturity, the wine is medium-bodied, softly textured and expresses its earthy, dark cherry, tobacco leaf and cigar box notes easily. No need to decant, just pop and pour. There is also no need to hold this any longer as it is only going to slowly fade from here.

Just past full-maturity, the wine is medium-bodied, softly textured and expresses its earthy, dark cherry, tobacco leaf and cigar box notes easily. No need to decant, just pop and pour. There is also no need to hold this any longer as it is only going to slowly fade from here.

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2000
90
Tobacco, cedar wood, earth, creme de cassis and blackberry scents open to a medium/full bodied wine that is ready to drink. While pleasant and with some charm, this is not at the level of wines being produced by the St. Julien chateau today.

Tobacco, cedar wood, earth, creme de cassis and blackberry scents open to a medium/full bodied wine that is ready to drink. While pleasant and with some charm, this is not at the level of wines being produced by the St. Julien chateau today.

5,263 Views   Tasted
1996
87
With the light color of a mature wine, tobacco, spice, cedar and cassis, medium body and a slightly, drying tart, cassis finish, this wine is past its prime. The wines being made today at this St. Julien property are not in the same styleas previous vintages and show a marked increase in quality and the ability to age and evolve.

With the light color of a mature wine, tobacco, spice, cedar and cassis, medium body and a slightly, drying tart, cassis finish, this wine is past its prime. The wines being made today at this St. Julien property are not in the same styleas previous vintages and show a marked increase in quality and the ability to age and evolve.

6,846 Views   Tasted