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Robert Parker (May 2011) A delicious, impressive, stunningly seductive offering, the 2008 Bon Pasteur exhibits spicy, mocha, coffee bean, black currant and sweet mulberry aromas and flavors. With silky tannins, a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, admirable purity and an irresistible personality, it can be enjoyed over the next 10-15 years.
Robert Parker (May 2011) A big time sleeper of the vintage and a terrific success for Fieuzal, the 2008 is a wine to buy given its realistic price. Dense plum/purple-colored with a soaring bouquet of blue and black fruits, unsmoked cigar tobacco, lead pencil shavings and spring flowers, it is a
Robert Parker (May 11) Another sleeper of the vintage, the relatively evolved, elegant, complex 2008 Haut-Bergey offers up notes of smoked tobacco, cassis, cherries, licorice, Asian plum sauce and spice box. With abundant fruit, an opulent texture and an elegant style, this pretty, medium-bodied, richly fruity wine should drink well for
Robert Parker (may 2011) A sleeper of the vintage, the slightly oaky 2008 exhibits sweet, fleshy raspberry and black currant fruit intermixed with hints of flowers, caramel, coffee and chocolate. Consume it over the next 6-8 years.
Robert Parker(Aug 2012) This vintage is aging at a glacial pace and the tannins are currently more significant than their counterbalancing components of fruit and glycerin. While the word â€œpotentialâ€ seems to be the most positive descriptor for this vintage, there are some nagging doubts about whether all the tannins will
Robert Parker (May 2011) One of the top successes of the vintage, the 2008 Le Gay, a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc (13.5% alcohol) was produced from tiny yields of 25 hectoliters per hectare. Bottled unfined and unfiltered, it exhibits a dense purple color as well as a
Robert Parker This deep, plum/ruby/purple-colored 2008 is another sleeper of the vintage. It possesses bacon fat, cedarwood, black currant and cherry characteristics along with medium body, abundant rich fruit, and an exuberant, flamboyant style. Composed of 98% Merlot and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon that hit 14.5% natural alcohol, it should drink well