Château Croix de Labrie 2022 – Saint Emilion Grand Cru Grand Cru Classé

Château Croix de Labrie 2022 – Saint Emilion Grand Cru Grand Cru Classé

Nice fresh nose, complex, tense, precise, elegant and which offers a certain straightness, a very nice controlled power as well as a nice width of the palette. It reveals notes of boysenberry, pulpy/juicy raspberry and small notes of blueberry associated with touches of violet, Bigarreau cherry, graphite, juicy/bright blueberry as well as fine hints of gray pepper, with a discreet hint of fresh blond tobacco, a hint of bergamot, rose and a subtle hint of nutmeg. The palate is fruity, balanced, dynamic, elegant and offers freshness, juiciness, lovely definition, lovely dimension, purity, lovely energy, finesse, precision, power in finesse , a tangy frame, density in finesse/accuracy as well as a stretched side. Beautifully marked by its terroir. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy/pulp blackberry, fleshy blackcurrant and small notes of small bright red berries associated with a touch of Bigarreau cherry, fresh blueberry as well as discreet hints of graphite, cardamom, smoke as well as a fine saline hint, a very discreet sappy hint (in the background), a subtle salivating hint and sweet spices. Very nice persistence. A fine chew and a nice sapidity/sweetness on the finish. A wine which offers a nice “3-dimensional/complete” side.

Note (Score): 18.5+/20

Note (Score): 97-98/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2023

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)

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