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Château la Bienfaisance

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2021 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90
Take red cherries, strawberries and squeeze some orange juice and flowers you find the perfume. Silky, fresh and vibrant with more of that juicy citrus with red plums on the palate. Drink from 2021-2036. 89-91

Take red cherries, strawberries and squeeze some orange juice and flowers you find the perfume. Silky, fresh and vibrant with more of that juicy citrus with red plums on the palate. Drink from 2021-2036. 89-91

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2020 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92
Deep ruby in color, the wine offers it floral, licorice and spicy plummy profile easily. Medium-bodied, soft, silky and fruity with a forward approach and a touch of savory herbs on the backend, you can enjoy this on just a year or two after release. 91-93 Pts

Deep ruby in color, the wine offers it floral, licorice and spicy plummy profile easily. Medium-bodied, soft, silky and fruity with a forward approach and a touch of savory herbs on the backend, you can enjoy this on just a year or two after release. 91-93 Pts

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2019 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91
Lush, round, silky and soft, with dark red fruits, espresso, licorice and earthy nuances. Plushy textured with loads of ripe, sweet fruits and licorice in the finish, give this a few years and it's going to be very good wine. 91-93 Pts

Lush, round, silky and soft, with dark red fruits, espresso, licorice and earthy nuances. Plushy textured with loads of ripe, sweet fruits and licorice in the finish, give this a few years and it's going to be very good wine. 91-93 Pts

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2018 Château la Bienfaisance  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92
Licorice, espresso, smoke, dark red pit fruits fuse nicely on the nose and palate. Soft, silky, medium-bodied and elegant, this will offer its charms early in life.

Licorice, espresso, smoke, dark red pit fruits fuse nicely on the nose and palate. Soft, silky, medium-bodied and elegant, this will offer its charms early in life.

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Medium-bodied, elegant soft and forward with a juicy, cherry and licorice profile and a round, supple-textured, plummy finish. 90-92 Pts

Medium-bodied, elegant soft and forward with a juicy, cherry and licorice profile and a round, supple-textured, plummy finish. 90-92 Pts

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2016 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92
Smoke, espresso, licorice and ripe juicy plums open the nose. On the palate, the wine is round, plush, sweet, fresh and polished.

Smoke, espresso, licorice and ripe juicy plums open the nose. On the palate, the wine is round, plush, sweet, fresh and polished.

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Stony, mineral-driven fruits, salty, earthy tannins, there is richness and depth here, but this is not for early drinking -- the wine will need time to develop.

Stony, mineral-driven fruits, salty, earthy tannins, there is richness and depth here, but this is not for early drinking -- the wine will need time to develop.

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2015 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89
Flowers and black raspberries, this wine is medium bodied with a sweet, red berry, softly-textured finish.

Flowers and black raspberries, this wine is medium bodied with a sweet, red berry, softly-textured finish.

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2014 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88
With flowers and black raspberries on the nose, this wine is smooth, elegant and easy to drink due to its fresh cherry-filled character. 88-89 Pts

With flowers and black raspberries on the nose, this wine is smooth, elegant and easy to drink due to its fresh cherry-filled character. 88-89 Pts

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2012 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91
Sanctus reached one of the higher degrees of ripeness in the vintage at 14.37% alcohol. Blending the 70% Merlot with 30% Cabernet Franc, the wine has silky tannins, sweet, dark red berries and a soft, cherry-filled finish. 90-92 Pts

Sanctus reached one of the higher degrees of ripeness in the vintage at 14.37% alcohol. Blending the 70% Merlot with 30% Cabernet Franc, the wine has silky tannins, sweet, dark red berries and a soft, cherry-filled finish. 90-92 Pts

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2012 Château la Bienfaisance  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89
85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc produced a wine with coffee bean, fennel and black plums. Soft, forward and round, the wine ends with sweet cherries and strawberry. 89-91 Pts

85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc produced a wine with coffee bean, fennel and black plums. Soft, forward and round, the wine ends with sweet cherries and strawberry. 89-91 Pts

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2011 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92
75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc was aged in 90% new oak to produce plush, round textures with licorice, chocolate and minerality, ending with a bitter chocolate-covered, plum-filled finish. 91-93 Pts

75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc was aged in 90% new oak to produce plush, round textures with licorice, chocolate and minerality, ending with a bitter chocolate-covered, plum-filled finish. 91-93 Pts

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2010 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92
2010 Sanctus de La Bienfaisance opens with stone, spice, licorice, espresso and ripe berries. Soft textured, with minerality and opulent textures, this fleshy and fresh wine will be aged in 90% new oak. 91-93 Pts

2010 Sanctus de La Bienfaisance opens with stone, spice, licorice, espresso and ripe berries. Soft textured, with minerality and opulent textures, this fleshy and fresh wine will be aged in 90% new oak. 91-93 Pts

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2009 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91
Sanctus de la Bienfaisance Produced from 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc from a small parcel located in the St. Emilion vineyards of La Bienfaisance, the wine is packed with black licorice, jammy berries, crushed stone, spice and sweet juicy plums. With character and complexity, this 14.8% alcohol wine does not show any sensation of heat in the long, mineral driven, licorice and dark berry filled finish.

Sanctus de la Bienfaisance Produced from 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc from a small parcel located in the St. Emilion vineyards of La Bienfaisance, the wine is packed with black licorice, jammy berries, crushed stone, spice and sweet juicy plums. With character and complexity, this 14.8% alcohol wine does not show any sensation of heat in the long, mineral driven, licorice and dark berry filled finish.

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2009 Château la Bienfaisance  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 88
Smoke, earth, gravel, jammy berries and anise, soft textures, medium bodied and produced in an early drinking style.

Smoke, earth, gravel, jammy berries and anise, soft textures, medium bodied and produced in an early drinking style.

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2008 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 89
08 Château Sanctus, from clay and limestone soils, achieved good ripeness in this vintage. Blue and black fruits and coffee, along with earthy notes, make up the bouquet, while the palate offers a rich finish. A solid wine for the money. 88-90 Pts

08 Château Sanctus, from clay and limestone soils, achieved good ripeness in this vintage. Blue and black fruits and coffee, along with earthy notes, make up the bouquet, while the palate offers a rich finish. A solid wine for the money. 88-90 Pts

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2005 Château la Bienfaisance Sanctus  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92
Licorice, chocolate covered plums, black cherry and espresso scents lead to a rich, round, full bodied St. Emilion. This opulent, showy. Bordeaux wine is just starting to drink well. A few more years will add additional complexity to the chocolate covered, black and blue fruit filled finish.

Licorice, chocolate covered plums, black cherry and espresso scents lead to a rich, round, full bodied St. Emilion. This opulent, showy. Bordeaux wine is just starting to drink well. A few more years will add additional complexity to the chocolate covered, black and blue fruit filled finish.

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