Château Destieux Red Bordeaux Blend St. Émilion Grand Cru 2011

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Olympia, WA (2,400 mi)
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The oak in Destieux's 2011 is better integrated than usual, and this attractive, elegant, full-throttle St.-Emilion reveals lots of red and black f... Read more

Soft and fruity with berry and chocolate character. Full body, and a juicy finish. Savory. James Suckling. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in F... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/23/2012

The oak in Destieux's 2011 is better integrated than usual, and this attractive, elegant, full-throttle St.-Emilion reveals lots of red and black fruits along with earthy soil undertones and hints of roasted herbs as well as subtle oak. Enjoy it over... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Destieux 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/31/2012

Soft and fruity with berry and chocolate character. Full body, and a juicy finish. Savory. James Suckling. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Destieux 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 06/03/2010

A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Destieux 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 04/13/2012

One of the finest wines ever made by proprietor Christian Dauriac, this big, chunky, fleshy, corpulent St.-Emilion is bursting with blueberry, blackberry and raspberry fruit interwoven with smoky charcoal and barbecue notes. It is full-bodied and unc... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Destieux 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2009 09/22/2010

A superb effort from Destieux, which has been on a relatively hot streak over recent vintages, the opaque blue/purple 2009 reveals an exquisite nose of incense, spring flowers, blueberries, black raspberries, charcoal, and background oak. Dense, corp... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Destieux 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2006 12/16/2011

Aromas of toasty oak and berries follow through to a medium body, with chewy tannins and a medium finish. Polished and attractive. This has a solid core of fruit. Best after 2012. 2,830 cases made. -JS Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Destieux 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2006 12/05/2011

Proprietor Christian Dauriac's 12-acre vineyard in St.-Emilion's commune of Ste.-Hippolyte can produce beefy, tannic, rustic-styled wines, but over recent vintages he has tamed the tannins, producing more charm and finesse in his cuvees. The deep, op... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Destieux 750ml


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<p>This Red Bordeaux blend is recommended to pair with dry porcini mushrooms, quail, or game meat. Wine reviewer Alexander Velky notes a light taste with soft tannins and a long-lasting, pleasant finish.</p>

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