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 Le Prieuré, GCC
Decanter average score: 17pts/20 (90/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 16.75 James Lawther MW 17.25 Steven Spurrier 17
Quite rich and spicy nose. Plump, full-bodied, fleshy and rounded, this has depth and power. It’s a bit overbearing, but time should bring more harmony as the fruit quality is excellent.
Price £24.60 (2009) En Primeur