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2014 Tour St Christophe Tour St Christophe Bordeaux St Emilion France Still wine

2014 Tour St Christophe

Tour St Christophe

93Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red

The 2014 Tour Saint-Christophe comes from Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes, the lieu-dit Cassevert, where proprietor Peter Kwok has built some quite startling terraces on the slope to improve the terroir (apparently recruited from Spain as only they possess the technical know-how). My, what a Saint Emilion this is. It has a very well-defined bouquet with crisp, pure mineral-rich red and black fruit. I like the focus here; there is an intention to perform at the top level that comes through where it matters—in the glass. The palate is silky smooth with a fine line of acidity, layers of red cherry and blueberry fruit, leading to a detailed and very satisfying, long finish. This 2014 serves notice of a new, bright kid on the block. Mar 2017, www.robertparker.com

Neal Martin    Score: 93/100

6x75cl-0 Immediate | 6 Marketplace£161.00
Bts-0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace£30.00
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