2010 Durfort Vivens



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Average critic rating : 90.44 points

87

87

A perplexing estate, there has been some back-pedaling in quality, given the very cedary, herbaceous nose, including some notes of leafy vegetables. The wine is a medium-bodied blend of 74% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc. The alcohol level is 13.9%, slightly lower than many of the better wines in this vintage, given the ripeness and high alcohols 2010 produced. A rather safely made, correct, but uninspiring effort, this medium-bodied Margaux should drink nicely for 10-15+ years. Wine Advocate.February, 2013

89-91

89-91

Tasted at Haut-Bages Liberal and twice at the UGC, this has a blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc and 26% Merlot, the Durfort-Vivens displays fine purity on the nose with noticeable glycerine. The palate is medium-bodied with a relatively soft entry, well-integrated oak, dark berried fruit, a touch of tar, some tobacco/espresso developing with aeration. It is quite fleshy towards the finish...a very fine effort. Tasted April 2011. Neal Martin erobertparker.com

90-93

90-93

Sappy and intense, with a tongue-coating feel to the crushed plum and cherry preserve notes. Long and silky through the finish, with black tea and iron lurking. James Molesworth, winespectator.com

16

16

Very dark. Slightly oxidised sample replaced by one that is fresher on the nose but pretty tough, dry and demanding on the finish. Quite extreme wine! A bit hollow in the middle. Over extracted? Not charming. I’ll try to taste another sample. jancisrobinson.com

18

18

Beautifully expressed Margaux-Cabernet fruit, great richness and depth, deep silky texture, certainly worth its Second Growth status. Drink 2017-35. Steven Spurrier, decanter.com

89-91

89-91

Durfort Vivens From an assemblage of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 26% Merlot and 4% Cabernet Franc, (Which is almost identical to the blend in 2009) this medium bodied, soft, cassis and red plum wine is elegantly styled and should drink well within a few years of release. winecellarinsider.com

89-91

89-91

The deep ruby 2010 Durfort-Vivens has notes of bright red cherries, plums and blackberries, supported by a great vibrancy of classic young perfumed Margaux fruit flavours and gently-handled tannins, leading to a long finish. asianpalate.com

17

17

This captures all the fresh fruit and elegance which is the signature of the best 2010s. Simple, but good quality.



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