2005 Chateau Jean Faure, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Producer: Chateau Jean-Faure
Vintage: 2005
Grape variety: Merlot
Origin: France, Bordeaux, Libournais
Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru
Date tasted: 6 November 2008
Price when tasted: £25

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Tasting notes


Top-drawer Saint-Emilion. This has silky tannins, classic Merlot notes of ripe cherries and cedar plus subtle oak. It's fresh, elegant and restrained with a long, promising finish: a wine that's testament to a great vintage. Drink 2008-18. £25

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