Chateau Faugeres, St. Emilion, FR, 2015

$49.95 Excl. tax
Article number:
Faug2011
SKU:
P-9901

WS 91 : Very aromatic, with notes of red berries, hints of menthol and liquorice, and a quite distinct minerality. This is packed with plum cake, black licorice, blackberry and anise notes, with a roasted apple wood accent stretching out on the finish.

This is packed with plum cake, melted black licorice, blackberry compote and singed anise notes, with a roasted apple wood accent stretching out on the finish. Best from 2015 through 2025.

Wine Spectator: 91

 

Their Story:

1987: The land was inherited by Pierre-Bernard Guisez. Up to then, all the wine produced had been sold to a single local merchant. P. Guisez and his wife Corinne wanted to become more involved in the vineyards, setting out on a quest for the finest quality. Their wish was to see these exquisite terroirs become jewels in the crown of the Saint-Emilion Grand Cru appellation, a desire that was to be fulfilled in a short time with the help of Michel Rolland. "The 2011 Faugeres is a very strong effort, which is not surprising given the profound quality of Peby Faugeres. This bigger cuvee exhibits a dense ruby/purple color as well as lots of sweet black cherry and black currant fruit intermixed with hints of licorice and incense. Full, rich and layered, this up-front, gorgeous 2011 should drink well for 12+ years. It is a sleeper of the vintage."

-Wine Advocate

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