2010 Chateau Caronne Sainte GemmeBlend from France
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- 92 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
- 90 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
92 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"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."
92 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
90 - Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot|
|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|