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Château-Dassault St. Emilion 2012

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Superb appearance. Deep garnet red colour with no sign of development. Powerful, rich and complex nose with notes of black fruits, mocha, gingerbread. Full, classy, voluptuous palate with fat and well-integrated tannins. Powerful finish with strong potential. A great wine for ageing that can be enjoyed in 2 to 3 years.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation St. Emilion
Brand Château-Dassault
  • we91-93

Wine EnthusiastBarrel sample. This solid wine is dark with tannins and a dense, extracted texture. The palate is weighty with an intensely dry core and a serious, mineral character. For long-term aging.

Roger Voss, April 9, 2013
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Wine SpectatorIntense, with layers of fig, boysenberry and blackberry fruit pumping along, studded with mouthwatering anise and singed apple wood notes. A bolt of graphite takes over on the finish, with charcoal and chalk details echoing through the finish. A touch burly overall, but should soften with cellaring. Best from 2017 through 2025. 6,250 cases made.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2015