Château Le Castelot 2006, Ac St émilion Grand Cru

Bordeaux Right Bank Bordeaux-Right Bank
Bordeaux, France

$28.90 (245472)

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89 pts
5
January 21, 2012

Critic Reviews (3)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Moving into prime time this is classic right bank merlot with evolved, complex and lifted aromas of leather, dried...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Intriguingly spiced, almost incense-like, with forest floor, dried leaves and resinous herbs dominating the aromatic...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Aromatic nose of red licorice and black olives. Quite perfumed throughout and showing elegant wild berry and plum...

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Community Reviews (2)

Paul Forget
Paul Forget

This Merlot has very intense and masculine aromatics, with aromas of dark fruit, spice box, cedar, underbrush and leather. Medium to full bodied (with alcohol coming in at 13%), dry, finely textured with fresh acidity and firm tannins. The finish is medium length, savoury spices and leather notes with fine grained tannins. A very serious and enjoyable Merlot, to drink now or cellar mid-term 1-2 years.

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Michael Valaitis
Michael Valaitis

A very fine Bordeaux for old world/Bordeaux lovers. Funky-ass fruit (bret) like leathered cherries, blackberries and clove spiced currents on the nose. The palate shows firm tannins and firm acid for a 6 yr old wine. Lots of dried raspberry and blueberry notes with leathery mushroom and turned earth. Can still age for nicely for at least 4 yrs or drink tonite with the roast lamb or venison steak. Tasted Sept '12.

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