2010 La Dominique

La Dominique

92Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
1 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£399.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

This is super powerful, with amazing density and richness. Goes on for minutes. Full, yet reserved and focused. Best ever. <b>jamessuckling.com</b>

Score: 94-95/100James Suckling

An extrovert, with enticing plum, anise and blackberry fruit and a long, supple finish. There's plenty of stuffing and grip, but this is velvety and nicely assimilated, with plenty in reserve. <b>James Molesworth, winespectator.com</b>

Score: 92-95/100Wine Spectator

You have to go back to 1989 to find a vintage as fine as this. Elegant, lifted, crushed berry fruit aroma and flavour. Ripe, precise tannins. Long, fresh, persistent finish. <b>Drink 2018-2035. James Lawther, decanter.com</b>

Score: 17.5-/20Decanter

Very dark, concentrated blackish crimson. Meaty and very ripe aromas. But there is some refreshing minerality under all the ripeness too. Racy and fine boned. Really a very attractive, complete wine. Almost Côte-Rôtie texture! Very successful. <b>jancisrobinson.com</b>

Score: 17.5-/20Jancis Robinson

The wine displays plenty of licorice, Christmas fruitcake, black currants, licorice, truffles and some espresso notes. Full-bodied, viscous and somewhat reminiscent of many 2009s, given its blast of fruit, glycerin and heady alcohol, this is a beautifully rich St.-Emilion for pleasure seekers. Don’t discount its ageability, as I am sure it has two decades ahead of it. Feb 2013, www.robertparker.com

Score: 93-/100Robert Parker

The La Dominique has a very ripe, toasty nose with espresso and a touch of dark chocolate, the oak rather evident at the moment. The palate is rich and decadent on the entry, sappy red-berried fruit, cassis and dark plum, good acidity on the finish, persistent and ambitious. This may well merit a higher score after bottling, as it is difficult to taste at the moment. I remain cautiously optimistic. <b>Tasted April 2011. Neal Martin erobertparker.com</b>

Score: 90-92/100Neal Martin

La Dominique sports an earthy, mineral, plum, licorice and blackberry nose. The soft, medium bodied wine finishes with a cassis and cherry finish.<b>winecellarinsider.com</b>

Score: 88-90/100Jeff Leve

This is a full bodied extracted St Emilion with opaque dark purple colour. The flavours are all about ripe fruit and richness. A bit of freshness in its character would be a big improvement. <b>asianpalate.com</b>

Score: 86-87/100Jeannie Cho Lee MW
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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
-
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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