Château Phélan Ségur 2011 – Saint-Estèphe

Château Phélan Ségur 2011 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is fruity, racy and offers a graphite side as well as a fine concentration. There are notes of ripe wild strawberry, graphite, blackberry and, to a lesser extent, clove, combined with subtle touches of undergrowth, a hint of rose and discreet hints of nutmeg and truffle/undergrowth. The palate is fruity and offers freshness,…

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Château Tronquoy Lalande 2011 – Saint-Estèphe

Château Tronquoy Lalande 2011 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is fruity, fresh and offers crunchiness, a nice fineness of grain (very discreetly tight by the way) as well as gourmandise. There are notes of black cherry, boysenberry and, to a lesser extent, violet, combined with hints of pepper, clove, a hint of Ceylon tea and a very discreet hint of undergrowth. The…

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Château Phélan Ségur 2012 – Saint-Estèphe

Château Phélan Ségur 2012 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is racy, well-managed and offers depth as well as a very fine and tightly wound grain. The wine benefits from being decanted. There are notes of crushed redcurrants, wild strawberries and a hint of salinity/iodine, combined with hints of red berries, balsamic, liquorice, tobacco and a very discreet hint of undergrowth. The palate…

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Château Tronquoy Lalande 2012 – Saint-Estèphe

Château Tronquoy Lalande 2012 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is fruity and offers concentration. There are notes of crunchy redcurrant, crunchy strawberry and more slightly violet combined with hints of blackberry, Cuben pepper, fine camphor, tobacco, a subtle hint of sense of place and a discreet hint of saffron and clove. The palate is fruity and offers juiciness, freshness, minerality, fatness, roundness,…

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2nd de Pez 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

2nd de Pez 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is fruity, elegant and offers a nice definition, gourmandise, fine complexity and a nice rich balance of fruit. There are notes of crunchy blackcurrant, graphite and more slightly black pepper combined with hints of morello cherry, camphor, crunchy raspberry and fine hints of liquorice and cardamom. The palate is nicely fruity and offers…

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Château Andron Blanquet 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

Château Andron Blanquet 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is racy and offers some power, a little stretch and a fine tight grain. There are notes of wild blackcurrant, crushed wild strawberry and more slightly of fleshy/overripe cherry combined with a fine touch of zan, graphite, a fine touch of minerality and a discreet hint of violet/pink and toastiness. The palate is…

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Château Phélan Ségur 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

Château Phélan Ségur 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is fruity and offers a nice fleshiness and intensity of fruit. There are notes of fleshy red berries, crushed red berries and, more slightly, violet, combined with a hint of pulpy blackcurrant, fleshy plum, fine hints of violet, black tea, lily, as well as a fine hint of saffron, a very discreet, almost…

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Dame de Montrose 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

Dame de Montrose 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is racy, tightly wound and offers concentration as well as depth. There are notes of wild blackcurrant, crunchy black berries and a hint of blueberry combined with touches of crunchy strawberry, lily, fine hints of blueberry and a discreet hint of spice, fresh liquorice and a subtle touch of sweet spice. The palate…

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Pagodes de Cos 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

Pagodes de Cos 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is fruity, elegant and offers gourmandise, a certain power and a fine powdery side. There are notes of pulpy/juicy boysenberry, fleshy wild red berries and more slightly violet, graphite combined with hints of Bigarreau cherry, tonka bean and sweet spices. The palate is fruity, well-managed, racy and offers an acidic structure, minerality, good…

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Château Tronquoy-Lalande 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

Château Tronquoy-Lalande 2019 – Saint-Estèphe

The nose is elegant, delicate and offers elegant concentration, depth and harmony. There are notes of crunchy blackcurrant, strawberry and slightly blueberry combined with hints of blueberry, morello cherry, fine hints of liquorice and a subtle touch of black tea and sweet spices. The palate is elegant, delicate and offers depth in elegance, finesse in…

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