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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château St Pierre

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Julien

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot

Château St Pierre, 4ème Cru Classé, St Julien, 2018

6x75cl £255.00

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Tasting Note:

Of the Henri Martin wines, there was one clear winner. Gloria was head and shoulders above its classified sibling, St Pierre. There's a fine line between ambition and too much ambition - this feels like it has overstepped the mark. Hopefully it will come together during élevage, but on this showing, this brute needs taming. Very noir, rather cumbersome, notes of prune, black tea and nori. Inky and mineral on the palate, but then dominated by rather dry, mouth puckering tannins. A bit OTT. 77% Cabernet Sauvignon and 23% Merlot,

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