Chateau Saint Pierre Saint Julien 2010

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SKU 01816

750ml

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This 42 acre estate was classified as a Fourth Growth in 1855 and is planted to 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc. The vines average 42 years and the vineyards are well located behind the town of St.-Julien-Beychevelle. Known for a rich, dense style of Saint-Julien, Saint Pierre represents an excellent value in comparison to some of its more famous neighbors.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation St. Julien
Brand Chateau Saint Pierre
  • wa97

Wine AdvocateThe final blend of 78% Cabernet Sauvignon and 22% Merlot has resulted in a wine of great power, stature, gravitas and density. The wine has a black purple color and a brilliant nose of scorched earth, creme de cassis, espresso roast, blackberries, truffles and licorice. Full-bodied, extremely powerful, yet with abundant sweet tannin, this stunning effort should prove sensational if given 7-10 years of cellaring. It should also last for 30-40 years.

Robert Parker, February 2013
  • ws91

Wine SpectatorA toasty, modern style, with mocha and blueberry coulis notes leading the way for plush-textured blackberry and black currant confiture flavors. Espresso and mocha accents extend the finish. This has stuffing, but the polish makes the wine approachable now. Best from 2014 through 2025.

James Molesworth, March 31, 2013
  • we89

Wine EnthusiastA new-wood-dominated wine, this is very toasty and extracted, and it is losing some of its fruit in the process. It has a fine structure that will fill out when the black currant flavor gets a chance to shine. Keep for 4-5 years.

Roger Voss, February 1, 2013