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 Corbin, GCC
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 17 James Lawther MW 17 Steven Spurrier 17
Smouldering toasty nose of blackberries and plums. Lots of depth and vigour, tannins ripe and firm, lots of richness of flavour and some freshness from Cabernet Franc. A powerful wine that needs bottle age.
Price £24–£35.95 Bibendum, Corkr, En Primeur, Fine & Rare, Fortnum & Mason, Handford Wines