St-Emilion 1GCC & GCC 2010: panel tasting results
extraction and alcohols in many examples, which masked their vineyard character. Nevertheless, two wines were awarded Outstanding and 17 wines Highly Recommended - see all 19 St Emilion 2010s here...
Château Dassault, GCC
Decanter average score: 17.25pts/20 (90+/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 17.5 James Lawther MW 17 Steven Spurrier 17.5
Sweet, intense nose, with considerable charm: minty with a hint of red fruits, as well as cherries. A graceful rather than forceful style, with freshness, lovely balance and an appealing mocha tone from the oak. Very good vineyard expression.
Price £26 Fine & Rare