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2010 Chateau Caronne Sainte GemmeBlend from France


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  • 92 James Suckling -
  • 90 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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"Aromas of plums, wet earth and minerals follow through to a full body, with velvety tannins that are polished and clean. I like the walnut and fruity character in a subtle and reserved way. Needs at least five or six years of bottle age to come together. Very fine indeed."

90 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"Tasted at the Crus Bourgeois 2010 tasting in London. The Caronne Ste Gemme has a reserved, leafy bouquet with strong but attractive undergrowth aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with dry tannins. There is good grip and structure; plenty of tarry black fruit and a solid, graphite tinged finish. Surly at the moment, so leave this fine cru bourgeois for a couple more years. This is a fine wine from this estate. Drink 2014-2020. Tasted September 2012."

Product Detail

Item # 72794
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-Region Haut Medoc

92 - James Suckling -

90 - Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2010
Color Red
ABV 14.0%
Varietal(s) Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Size 750 mL
Closure Cork
Taste currant, blackberry, cherry, bell pepper, olive, asparagus, spice, ginger, oak, vanilla, black cherry, plum, smoke, toast, tar, lead, cedar, molasses and dark fruit
Nose currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, mocha, vanilla and tobacco