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Château Soutard

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2020 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

The complex set of aromatics opens with 5 spice, smoke, licorice, tobacco leaf, chocolate and blackberry liqueur notes. Full-bodied, lush, opulent and silky, the wine is deep, concentrated and rich, yet light on its feet, elegant, balanced and fresh. The finish lingers with an array of ripe, red, black and blue fruits, licorice and toasty oak. There is a lot going on here, so give it some time to come together, maybe 6 years or more. 93-95 Pts

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2018 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Showing much better in bottle than in barrel, the wine is medium/full-bodied, soft, silky, elegant and fresh. The fruit is sweet, pure, refined, long and lifted, with good length and vibrancy in the finish. The wine is a blend of 61% Merlot, 31% Cabernet Franc, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon and 1% Malbec. 93 Points

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Medium-bodied, fresh, stony and fruity, the wine is round and fleshy with an herb, tobacco leaf and licorice accent on top of the red berries in the finish. 89-91 Pts

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2017 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Fennel, cherry and cocoa aromas blend with luscious, red fruits, soft but present tannins and a crisp, bright, red berry finish 90 Points

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2016 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

A touch of oak on the nose brings you to the licorice and red fruits. The wine is soft, medium bodied, open and finishes with sweet red cherries. 90 Points

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An attractively deep color, there is a saline quality to the tannins with ripe, dark red berries and ample flesh. The wine starts out well, with good texture, volume, and sweet, fruit, but as hard as it tries, it falls a bit short in the finish. 90 Points

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2015 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Floral notes meld with black raspberries, licorice, espresso and dark chocolate giving the wine its character. The wine has soft tannins and an approachable, forward personality. 90 Points

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Flowery with fresh, vibrant, sweet black raspberries, licorice, espresso, soft tannins and an approachable personality. 90 Points

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2014 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Floral aromas, paired with fresh red berries and licorice on the nose, this elegant medium-bodied wine carries the red fruit theme all the way through to the finish. 88-90 Pts

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2013 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Truffle and black raspberries make an appearance once past the initial oak in the nose. Medium bodied and easy to drink with sweet red cherries and spice in the middle, this wine will be enjoyable in its youth. 88-90 Pts

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2012 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Coffee bean, jammy cherries, licorice, truffle and blackberry notes open to a dark cherry, stone and licorice filled wine with a sweet, kirsch finish. 87-90 Pts

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2011 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

From 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 13.5% alcohol. Fennel, truffle and black raspberry can be found in this medium-bodied wine with a cherry-filled, round finish. 90-91 Pts

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2010 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

2010 Soutard Using 65% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, this medium bodied, licorice, earth and black raspberry tinged wine offers soft textures and a black cherry finish. 87-89 Pts

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2009 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Coffee, licorice, black raspberry and strawberry notes lead to a medium bodied, fresh,soft textured red and dark berry filled, St. Emilion wine. 90 Points

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2008 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Tannic, oaky, bright red fruits, espresso, licorice and a lot of freshness on the nose and palate. The wine should age well, but perhaps without a lot of charm. 88 Points

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2006 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 86

Fresh, bright, crisp, firm, classic styled wine with oak, juicy plums, licorice and tobacco leaf notes on the nose and palate. 86 Points

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2005 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 85

Medium bodied, ripe, forward, already developed wine with a licorice, earth and cherry personality. Soft, ready to drink, but without complexity or distinction. 85 Points

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2000 Château Soutard  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Firm, strict, hard style of wine that is better on the floral, cherry, thyme and earthy, smoky nose than on the still, tannic, , crisp, palate. It's interesting that although they want to produce a modern, styled wine, this is really more in the old school, classic vein. 88 Points

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