2009 Dassault

Dassault

91Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

Lovely intensity of blueberries and spices, with hints of sandalwood. Full body, with fine tannins and a bright, fresh finish. Pretty combination of red black fruits and citrus. Try in 2016. James Suckling, jamessuckling.com

Score: 92-/100James Suckling

Blueberry and mineral aromas, with violets too. Full-bodied, with silky tannins and a long, caressing finish. Balanced and attractive

Score: 90-93/100Wine Spectator

Tasted at the Association de Crus Classé tasting at Grand Pontet. Lifted black cherry and blueberry fruit on the nose with good definition and freshness. Well integrated new oak. The palate is well balanced with fine tannins, harmonious, quite suave with lovely black cherry, blueberry and cooked meat flavours on the well defined finish. Very fine. Tasted March 2010.

Score: 90-92/100Neal Martin

Very good this year. Smooth, suave and concentrated (low yields due to the hail). Gourmand but balanced as well. Drink 2014-2024

Score: 16.5-/20Decanter

Showing far superior from bottle than it did from barrel, the proprietor (the same as the famous military and corporate jet manufacturer) has turned out a sexy, opulent, fruit-laden wine with an abundance of black cherries, black currants, spring flowers and some background earth and licorice. This is a lusty, flamboyant and extroverted style of wine to drink over the next 10-15 years. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate February 2012

Score: 90-90/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Emilion
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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