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Château de Pressac

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2018 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Medium/full-bodied, you'll find, smoke, licorice, espresso and plum in the nose. The wine is elegant, energetic, soft and polished with sweet, red fruits and silky textures. One of the few Bordeaux wines to use all five allowable grape varieties, the wine blends, 74% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Franc, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Carmenere and 1% Malbec. 92-94 Pts

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2017 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

Spice, underbrush, licorice and red fruits create the aromatic profile. On the palate, the wine is medium bodied, soft, bright and fresh. There is a fiery vivacity to the red fruit. With a fitting depth of color, this wine offers extra polish. One of the

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2016 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 94

The spicy note adds complexity to the licorice, vanilla, wild cherry and smoke in the nose. The wine is silky, soft, polished sweet and uplifted, with loads of elegant, polished, sweet, perfectly ripe red pit fruits in the finish.

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Deep in color, the wine has flesh with rich, dark fruits, silky textures and polished tannins. There is length and character in the finish. This is the best wine yet from de Pressac.

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2015 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Soft, fresh and silky, this is sweet, elegant, fruity and medium bodied. You find earthy, pure refined, red fruits with a finish that feels as good as it tastes, with all its red berries, spice, earth, smoke and cherries.

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Elegance and silk are the hallmarks of this beauty. The wine shows its earthy, pure, refined, red fruits with little effort. The finish feels as good as it tastes, with all its fresh, ripe, red berries, spice, earth, smoke and cherries.

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Medium bodied and focused on its elegant, pure, earthy, spicy nature, the wine is soft, silky, clean and fresh, dark, red fruit nature.

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With a good depth of color, this wine shows more polish and depth than usual. Ripe, dark, juicy, sweet plums and licorice at its core, this ends with freshness and a silky mouth feel.

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2014 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Smoky cherries and cocoa with silky, smooth textures, this wine is medium bodied with a cherry-coated, licorice finish. 90-91 Pts

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2013 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88

Floral and light red berry aromas move to a medium-bodied, open, easy-to-drink, cherry-filled character. This will be best to drink on the young side. 87-89 Pts

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2012 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Opening with fresh earth, herbs, licorice, espresso and ripe, soft plums, the wine is medium bodied and silky smooth with a sweet, plummy finish.

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Earthy, spicy, oaky, medium-bodied with red plums and cherries. 88-90 Pts

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2011 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Earthy, leafy, polished and soft, this medium bodied, red berry filled wine is best for near term drinking.

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Oak, stone, coffee and black raspberry scents, medium body and a red berry jam finish are found in this wine. 87-89 Pts

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2010 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

A nice early drinking, medium bodied, easy to like Right Bank wine with an open, soft, forward personality, black cherry, earth, fennel and coffee bean nose that ends with a clean, fresh, black cherry finish.

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2009 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89

Filled with earth, plums, cherries and fennel, this medium bodied, round textured, value wine from St. Emilion will deliver pleasure on release. Interestingly, this is one of the few Bordeaux wines to utilize the talents of two consultants, Hubert de Bouard and Alain Raynaud.

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2008 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 87

Surprisingly light in color and fruit, this forward, medium bodied, refined, spicy, red berry dominated wine is already showing what it has to offer. This is not a wine for aging. Instead, it is an easy drinking, soft textured, pleasant wine for current consumption.

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2005 Château de Pressac  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Starting to drink quite well at 10 years of age, the wine has developed nicely. The earthy, truffle laden nose is made even better with its ripe, sweet, black raspberries and dark cherry notes. The soft, smooth finish ends with fresh, juicy plums, cherries and licorice. This has room for further evolution.

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