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La Petite Eglise

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2023
93
Flowers, boysenberries, black cherries, cocoa, and plums are unmistakable in the nose. The palate is creamy, lifted, sweet, and fresh, with ripe, black cherries, freshness, dark chocolate, and the aftertaste aromas of spring flowers. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. 14.4% ABV. Drink from 2027-2042. 92-94 Pts.

Flowers, boysenberries, black cherries, cocoa, and plums are unmistakable in the nose. The palate is creamy, lifted, sweet, and fresh, with ripe, black cherries, freshness, dark chocolate, and the aftertaste aromas of spring flowers. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. 14.4% ABV. Drink from 2027-2042. 92-94 Pts.

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2022
94
This is a beautiful expression of flowers with plums, cherries, and cocoa. As nice as the nose is, it is on the palate, with its silky, creamy, layers of sweet, red, and black fruits that the wine shows its best. It is difficult to believe this is only a second wine, as it competes with many, much more expensive wines from the plateau. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 85% Merlot with 15% Cabernet Franc. 14.5% ABV. Drink from 2025-2042. 93-95 Pts.

This is a beautiful expression of flowers with plums, cherries, and cocoa. As nice as the nose is, it is on the palate, with its silky, creamy, layers of sweet, red, and black fruits that the wine shows its best. It is difficult to believe this is only a second wine, as it competes with many, much more expensive wines from the plateau. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 85% Merlot with 15% Cabernet Franc. 14.5% ABV. Drink from 2025-2042. 93-95 Pts.

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2021
92
Fresh, sweet cherries, licorice, chocolate-coated strawberries, and flowers shoot directly into the perfume. On the palate, the wine exudes soft, elegant, medium-bodied, red cherries with a minty edge, along with a hint of cocoa that shows through in the backend of the finish. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2024-2036.

Fresh, sweet cherries, licorice, chocolate-coated strawberries, and flowers shoot directly into the perfume. On the palate, the wine exudes soft, elegant, medium-bodied, red cherries with a minty edge, along with a hint of cocoa that shows through in the backend of the finish. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2024-2036.

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Dark chocolate-coated black cherries and plums with a savory edge on the nose and palate. There is lift and freshness to the red fruits, along with accents of wet earth, plums and truffle. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. 14% ABV. Drink from 2023-2038. 90-92

Dark chocolate-coated black cherries and plums with a savory edge on the nose and palate. There is lift and freshness to the red fruits, along with accents of wet earth, plums and truffle. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. The wine blends 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc. 14% ABV. Drink from 2023-2038. 90-92

2,355 Views   Tasted
2020
94
This gem is a mini L'Eglise Clinet with all of its multiple layers of chocolate-coated plums, black cherries, opulent, lush textures, truffles, and silky tannins. Plus, you can drink this early while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop if you were lucky enough to score a bottle or two. Drink from 2023-2037.

This gem is a mini L'Eglise Clinet with all of its multiple layers of chocolate-coated plums, black cherries, opulent, lush textures, truffles, and silky tannins. Plus, you can drink this early while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop if you were lucky enough to score a bottle or two. Drink from 2023-2037.

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Truffles, flowers, chocolate and plums are all over the wine on the nose and palate. Medium-bodied, finesse-driven in style, with an exotic touch of spice in the finish, this is a perfect example of a baby L'Eglise Clinet. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. 92-94 Pts

Truffles, flowers, chocolate and plums are all over the wine on the nose and palate. Medium-bodied, finesse-driven in style, with an exotic touch of spice in the finish, this is a perfect example of a baby L'Eglise Clinet. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. 92-94 Pts

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2019
94
Soft, silky and vibrant, with so much fruit, lift, polish and refinement, it is difficult to believe this is their second wine. Fragrant, silky, sensuous and opulent, the wine leaves you with loads of black plums, licorice and chocolate. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. Drink from 2024-2036.

Soft, silky and vibrant, with so much fruit, lift, polish and refinement, it is difficult to believe this is their second wine. Fragrant, silky, sensuous and opulent, the wine leaves you with loads of black plums, licorice and chocolate. Enjoy this while waiting for the Grand Vin to develop. Drink from 2024-2036.

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2018
93
Refined, elegant, silky, fresh, pure, sweet, red fruits, licorice and cocoa hit the spot. This is sensuous, sexy and vibrant, with a gorgeous finish. You can drink this young as it is already such a pleasure to taste. The wine is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc.

Refined, elegant, silky, fresh, pure, sweet, red fruits, licorice and cocoa hit the spot. This is sensuous, sexy and vibrant, with a gorgeous finish. You can drink this young as it is already such a pleasure to taste. The wine is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc.

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Flowers, black cherry, cocoa and juicy plums are served with ease in this medium-bodied, silky, refined, soft, elegantly earthy charmer. The wine is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. 91-93 Pts

Flowers, black cherry, cocoa and juicy plums are served with ease in this medium-bodied, silky, refined, soft, elegantly earthy charmer. The wine is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. 91-93 Pts

4,162 Views   Tasted
2017
90
Elegant, silky and polished with soft red berries and a juicy mid palate, this medium bodied, forward styled wine will keep you happy while waiting for its 2017 big brother to mature.

Elegant, silky and polished with soft red berries and a juicy mid palate, this medium bodied, forward styled wine will keep you happy while waiting for its 2017 big brother to mature.

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2016
90
Floral notes are what you notice first, followed by sweet black raspberries. Medium bodied with a focus on the combo platter of freshness, sweetness of fruits and acidity. The wine was produced using 100% Merlot and leaves you with cherry pie.

Floral notes are what you notice first, followed by sweet black raspberries. Medium bodied with a focus on the combo platter of freshness, sweetness of fruits and acidity. The wine was produced using 100% Merlot and leaves you with cherry pie.

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2015
91
A charming little number with all the renown qualities of Pomerol readily apparent at first sip -- elegance, silky textures, ripe, sweet, dark, red berries, plum and a lot of freshness. 90 - 92 Pts

A charming little number with all the renown qualities of Pomerol readily apparent at first sip -- elegance, silky textures, ripe, sweet, dark, red berries, plum and a lot of freshness. 90 - 92 Pts

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2014
87
Black raspberry and floral in character, this wine combines elegance, charm, freshness and easy drinkability. 87-89 Pts

Black raspberry and floral in character, this wine combines elegance, charm, freshness and easy drinkability. 87-89 Pts

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2013
87
Cherry, cigar box and floral notes open to medium body and accessible red fruit that will be drinkable on release. 85-88 Pts

Cherry, cigar box and floral notes open to medium body and accessible red fruit that will be drinkable on release. 85-88 Pts

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2012
89
Fleshy black and red cherries with licorice and spice. 88-90 Pts

Fleshy black and red cherries with licorice and spice. 88-90 Pts

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2011
88
From 100% Merlot planted on gravel soils, the wine will be aged in 50% new oak. Kirsch, earth and black cherry, medium body and fresh red cherries are found in this forward-styled little brother of L’Eglise Clinet. 88-89 Pts

From 100% Merlot planted on gravel soils, the wine will be aged in 50% new oak. Kirsch, earth and black cherry, medium body and fresh red cherries are found in this forward-styled little brother of L’Eglise Clinet. 88-89 Pts

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2010
89
2010 Petite Eglise from 100% Merlot offers jammy berries, licorice and chocolate covered plums with a medium body that ends with chocolate plum finish 88-90 Pts

2010 Petite Eglise from 100% Merlot offers jammy berries, licorice and chocolate covered plums with a medium body that ends with chocolate plum finish 88-90 Pts

5,648 Views   Tasted