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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Le Dôme

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Emilion

Grape Variety:

Merlot Cabernet

Le Dome, St Emilion Grand Cru, 2009

12x75cl £2,400.00

1 case Equiv. £200.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

'One of the most distinctive wines made in Bordeaux, Le Dome has one of the highest percentages of Cabernet Franc of any claret I can think of. Composed of 80% Cabernet Franc and 20% Merlot, it exhibits a certain delicacy and elegance (due to the Cabernet Franc component) in addition to resounding power, concentration, depth and multidimensional personality. Black/purple to the rim, it offers strikingly intense notes of spring flowers, raspberries, mulberries and wood smoke, medium to full body, sweet tannin and a cunning intensity and texture that suggest finesse and delicacy. However, the wine’s richness, length and lingering depth build incrementally in this exceptional St.-Emilion. It will be drinkable in 4-5 years and should age for two decades or more. This is Jonathan Malthus’ finest wine to date. 99/100'. - Robert Parker, eRobertParker.com

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