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17¼/20

Les Asteries 2011

Saint Émilion, Libourne, Bordeaux, FranceLocated 150 metres from Le Carre its 90-year old vines sit over thin clay with hard limestone (calcares asteries). Earthy, spicy, peppery, barnyard, tobacco, black cherry, plum jam, orange peel, floral, smoky aromas. Dry, full, round, elegant and juicy with some young tannins. Orange peel, cherry jam, toasty, vanilla, iron, juicy licorice, chocolate and cedar flavours. Ripe, long, elegant finish, very tasty and a fine effort. Will need 2-10 years. Very fine wine.Tasted: 03 October 2014Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Stuart TobePrices: BC 250.00 Vintage West Producer: Les AsteriesDistributors: Vintage West Wine Marketing
Blend: Merlot - Cabernet Franc