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Cantemerle 2010 (750ML)

$44.98
SKU:
CANTEMERB0B
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Vintage:
2010
Format:
750ML
Appellation:
Haut Medoc
Region:
Left Bank
Stock Status:
In Stock

Critic Scores, Reviews & Descriptions

94+ RP / 94 JS

The wine needs a good 7-10 years of cellaring and should keep for 30 more years, but this is the finest Cantemerle I have encountered in my professional career of tasting young vintages (dating back 34 years now). Stunningly deep ruby/purple, with a beautiful nose of spring flowers intermixed with perfumed raspberry and blueberry notes, it exhibits a sort of cool-climate character. Broad, rich and intense on the palate, the wine has plenty of tannins, but they are sweet and well-integrated. Everything is delicately entwined into this beautiful, medium to full-bodied, dense purple wine, which shows stunning character and a prodigious potential for development. This is definitely a major sleeper of the vintage and even better than I thought from barrel.

With its 2010, this classified growth located in the southern end of the Medoc may well have made a modern-day version of their legendary 1949. - Robert Parker

 

A wine with blueberry and mineral aromas follows through to a full body, with fine tannins and a juicy finish. Best for years from here. Needs at least three years of bottle age to soften. Could be better than 2009 in the long run. - James Suckling

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