Jane Anson tastes Château Saint-Pierre 2014 two years on from en primeur tasting week and finds a wine on the up.

Product Overview

Overall rating:

Points 95

Château St-Pierre

Grape Variety:
Drink:2019 - 2032*

Product:

Château Saint-Pierre, St-Julien, 4ème Cru Classé, Bordeaux 2014

Producer:

More proof that St-Julien was making quality wines this year. This one majors on rich fruit extraction, layered over with a heavy dose of tannins that retract their claws just at the right moment. Expect big shoulders and long ageing potential. Goes long on liquorice, vanilla bean, dark bitter chocolate, again touch of bitterness on the finish that brings it all together. Good, big and beautiful.

Alc: 13.5% abv

Taster: Jane Anson

Tasted: February 2017

*Drinking window has not changed since the en primeur tasting.

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Original Bordeaux en primeur rating by Steven Spurrier:

Lovely fruit with vibrant flavours and a well-structured finish. This chateau has gained in elegance and depth recently and its 2014 is all in balance for a good future.

Score: 90

Drink: 2019-2032

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