Saint Estephe


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Very good crushed berry fruit and a much more elegant style than before. A polished wine with depth and spice, silky texture and exotic spices; very well made. Wine-Searcher stockist…

Points 91

Dense floral and cassis nose with a minerally graphite base. Very good natural richness of fruit and great purity of expression. A very serious, very exciting second wine. Wine-Searcher stockist…

Points 92

All the richness with none of the toughness this wine showed in the past – even some florality and freshness to make it more impressive. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 90

Good, fresh cassis fruit that is clear and well -balanced. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 86

Finely expressed, elegant and lifted fruit. Always a reliable, well-made wine. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 88

Solid, meaty fruit with some lift on the finish. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 86

Has the smooth, slightly gamey fruit you’d expect from Phélan-Ségur. Very good vineyard expression and fine, elegant length. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 90

Good crunchy fruit that is more polished than in the past. A classic, harmonious and modern wine. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 90

Deep florality and wonderful black fruit. Surprisingly smooth and silky at first then the classic firmness becomes plain towards the finish. It has more natural richness than most in 2015…

Points 96

Leathery cassis fruit and broad – even massive – ripeness in the Meyney style. Will be very good with a bit of age. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 90

Beautifully expressed fruit: ripe 57% Merlot with a lift from 10% Cabernet Franc. Wonderful purity and freshness and extremely elegant for St-Estèphe; a perfect second wine. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 91

Lots of fleshy cassis fruit and good grip, but not tannic. Fine length. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 89
Château Le Crock  2015

Fine florality and good black fruits with 12% Cabernet Franc to add lift to the rich blend. Firm tannins for a good future. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 90

Big robust wine showing lots of fruit and depth, with elegance to come. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 88

More florality than usual on the lifted, gamey fruit. Less robust and more elegant than previous years; a very good wine from this château. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 91

Richly ripe Merlot-dominated fruit. Smoothly textured and accessible early but a good future too. Always a sure bet. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 89

Expressive fruit with clarity, lift and balance plus some elegance and charm. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 89

Full, rich and plummy fruit – seems almost overripe. The tannins need to show grip for the future. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 89

Very good briary, slightly spicy fruit. Good depth and freshness – quite seductive for St-Estèphe and continues the success of this château. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 91

Rich fruit that is full of that classic exotic Cos spice, yet more restrained than in the past with a slatey graphite base. Beautifully put together; an exciting wine that…

Points 95

Rich and smooth on the palate; a fine modern wine. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 89

Great freshness of bountiful, ripe fruit and fine ripeness from 68% Cabernet. A lovely wine from perfectly managed vineyards. Wine-Searcher stockist search

Points 90