Château Jean Faure 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château Jean Faure 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is fresh, fruity and offers concentration, a fine intensity, a beautiful material as well as power. It reveals notes of fresh cassis, fresh blackberry and small notes of fresh strawberry associated with fine/discreet touches of flowers (violet…), fresh berries, clayey minerality as well as discreet hints of black tea, a very discreet hint of menthol and an imperceptible hint of cocoa/toasted hazelnut (in the background). The palate is fruity, well-balanced, beautifully built and offers a good definition, juiciness, a good structure, a good guideline, gourmandize, a beautiful material, finesse, tension, a beautiful finesse of the grain, a beautiful ripe/crunchy/juicy/fresh fruit as well as a mineral/juicy frame. On the palate this wine expressesnotes of fleshy blackberry, fresh strawberry and small notes of ripe/fresh cassis associated with small touches of toasted, chocolate as well as very discreet hints of vanilla. Tannins are elegant, fine, structuring and finely/very discreetly chewy. There are beautiful hints of toasted hazelnut and chocolate on the finish/persistence. A very discreet chew on the finish. A very beautiful persistence. A very beautiful wine !

Note (Score): 17/20

Note (Score): 94/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

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

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Barrique

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)