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2006 Château Saint Pierre (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Domaines Henri Martin chateau-saint-pierre.com   details
Appellation: Saint-Julien - Médoc - France (4ème Cru Classé)
Type: red
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot - Cabernet Franc
Maturity: Hold
Rating: n/a
Est. Price: n/a
 
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rated (2005 vintage, 750ml bottle) : June 5, 2006 , Decanter decanter.com
4 stars "Deep velvety red, rich and plummy with a touch of new wood, spicy and lifted with good depth, seductive fruit, firm tannins. Drink 2010-25. (17 points)" Best 2010-2025
rated (2008 vintage, 750ml bottle) : February 9, 2012 , Michael Khoury
Best 2015-2022
rated (2009 vintage, 750ml bottle) : September 11, 2011 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
98 points "The all-time greatest wine I have ever tasted from Saint-Pierre, this estate, the smallest of the grand cru classes of St.-Julien, has an opaque purple color and a spectacular nose of subtle charcoal, creme de cassis, blackberry and incense. Full-bodied, with striking intensity and flamboyantly rich, exuberant flavors bursting with extract, the St. Pierre has no hard edges, but rather massive, incredibly well-endowed blockbuster style, which should prove to be monumental. Give it 6-8 years to take on more definition and calm down, but this is a 30- to 40-year wine. Bravo! Wine Spectator 92pts -- Dark and winey, with lots of graphite and espresso-tinged grip driving the dark plum, braised fig and steeped black currant fruit flavors. Features lots of tar and briar on the finish. Muscular but mouthwatering. Should unwinde nicely in the cellar. Best from 2014 through 2025. 6,250 cases made.-J.M." Best 2020-2050
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