mandag 26. juni 2017

Château Destieux

Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé

2016 Château Destieux
APR 17 Deep ruby. Blackberries, coffee, vanilla, rich, big, somewhat jammy, chocolate nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, spices, big, rich and fruity, has more freshness than in some vintages. 88-90

2015 Château Destieux
APR 16 Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, ripe and rich nose, coffee. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, ripe, rich, intense, sweet and some alcohol, good length. 89-91

2012 Château Destieux
SEP 13 Ruby. Rich, fruity, scented, ripe and sweet nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, rich, sweet, even so quite elegant, long. 90

2011 Château Destieux
SEP 15 Ruby. Juicy, dark fruits, some vanilla, somewhat jammy nose, scented. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, juicy but tannic over extracted, and somewhat woody. Seems to have enough fruit for the long run. 88

2010 Château Destieux
JUN 11 Deep ruby, pure blueberries and alcohol overtones. A bit ungainly sweet and alcoholic. 84

2009 Château Destieux
SEP 10 Deep ruby, intense, massive of very ripe fruits, blackberries and plums. Fine acidity, very ripe, sweetish and vanilla, long finish. Even if I'm not that happy with this style of wine in Bordeaux, its very good.

2007 Château Destieux
MAR 11 Deep ruby, elegant nose, blackberries, some vanilla, flowers, some mint and chocolate. Nice acidity, ripe tannins, nice balance, medium body and fruit, anise in the finish. 88

2006 Château Destieux
JUN 17 Ruby. Blackberries, anise, spices and vanilla nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fruity, anise, spices, some alcohol notes. 88

1996 Château Destieux
JUN 17 Ruby. Scented, dark berries, spices and blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, anise, spices, good length. 88

1986 Château Destieux
JUN 17 Cloudy brick. Coffee, toffee, earthy nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, leaner, some red fruits, verging on too old, borderline. 85

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