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2006 Saumur Champigny Les Poyeux Clos Rougeard Loire Saumur France Still wine

2006 Saumur Champigny Les Poyeux

Clos Rougeard

91Average Score
flagLoire / France
Red

The Foucaults’ 2006 Saumur-Champigny Les Poyeux is decidedly gamy in the nose, with concentrated blackberry and cassis as well as beet, rhubarb, sweet pea, brown spices, black tea, and dark leafy green notes, a remarkable combination that has me imagining a Cabernet Franc – Gruner Veltliner co-fermentation! Firmer, brighter, and more austere than the corresponding regular Clos bottling, this also displays saline, peaty, iodine mineral depth, all of which will set it in good stead for another 5-7 years of bottle aging, during which it is likely to retain its striking complexity while taking on a more flattering textural patina. Aug 2010, www.robertparker.com

David Schildknecht, Vinous    Score: 91/100

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