2005 Le Carre

Le Carre

95Average Score
Red
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
95
Critic Notes

Another of the fine single-vineyard estates from Jonathan Malthus, this property at the entrance to the medieval village of St.-Emilion produces a wine that is dominated by Merlot and Cabernet Franc. An absolutely magnificent wine from Malthus, the 2005 Le Carre has sensational concentration, high extract, sweet but abundant tannin, full body, a multi-dimensional mouthfeel with loads of plum, black cherry, and cassis fruit, that underlying stony minerality and a huge finish. Just approaching drinkability, it should evolve for another 20-25 years. Jun 2015, www.robertparker.com

Score: 95-/100Robert Parker
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Emilion
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Emilion
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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