Le Dôme 2011

Le Dôme 2011

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• Domaine: Château Teyssier
• A.O.C.: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
• Classification: Grand Cru, Saint-Emilion

Tasting Notes

"Proprietor Jonathan Maltus produced 1,000 cases of this phenomenal 2011. A blend of 80% Cabernet Franc and 20% Merlot, this backward, slightly unformed St.-Emilion is bursting with exciting potential. An inky/blue/purple color is accompanied by notes of wet steel, lead pencil shavings, Asian spice, spring flowers, blueberries and black raspberries. While the aromatics are suppressed, the flavors explode across the palate with thrilling intensity and purity. This should be a remarkable success story in this vintage, which has been somewhat forgotten as it follows the great years of 2009 and 2010. Give the 2011 5-6 years of cellaring in order to develop more aromatic complexity, and drink it over the following two decades." - Robert Parker Jr., The Wine Advocate (4/25/2012, Issue 200), Ratings: 94-96, Drink: 2017-2037


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