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Vieux Château Palon

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2018 Vieux Château Palon  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 92

Rich, dense, plummy, fat and with depth of flavor, the wine is loaded to the brim with all the ripe, fleshy plums, licorice and cocoa you need. This is a delicious value play for those willing to skip the big wines and just want pleasure in the glass. 91-93 Pts

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2017 Vieux Château Palon  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 88

A notable depth of color, you'll find mineral driven, black raspberries, thyme, soft textures and sweet, salty red fruits in the finish. Medium bodied, juicy and chalky, a few years in the cellar will provide the necessary evolution.

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2016 Vieux Château Palon  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 91

Ripe, supple and fleshy, this is ripe, round, lush and easy to drink, due to all its ripe, black cherries, licorice and espresso. This is delicious to drink now, and will be even better with a few years of aging.

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Fleshy and flashy, this supple, lushly textured, already delicious wine is loaded with licorice, black cherries and espresso. This should be open on release or with just a year or two of age.

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2015 Vieux Château Palon  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 91

Fleshy, supple, soft and polished, this has all the sweet, ripe cherries, licorice and lushly textured fruits you need. If you're looking for a reasonably, priced, early drinking beauty, this is the ticket!

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Licorice, black cherries and espresso, plush textures and a sweet, round, dark berry finish in a forward style are the perfect recipe for what you to create a great example of a value priced, Bordeaux wine.

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2014 Vieux Château Palon  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 85

Medium bodied, forward, round, obvious style of wine with a black cherry and espresso nose and palate. This is not a wine for aging, I'd opt for drinking this on the young side.

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2012 Vieux Château Palon  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 88

Stony, black raspberries and licorice scents blend with a round textured , forward style and a soft, medium bodied, black cherry finish.

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2010 Vieux Château Palon  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 88

Already giving up its sweet black raspberry, cherry and earthy character, the wine is soft, medium bodied and fresh, and will best in its expressive youth.

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2009 Vieux Château Palon  (Montagne-St. Émilion) 86

2009 Vieux Chateau Palon opens with earth, berry, licorice, and spice aromas. This easy drinking wine has a berry filled finish. 84-87 Pts

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