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Château La Dominique 2008

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    Grand Cru Saint Emilion, the Chateau La Dominique is located on the northwest of the Saint-Emilion appellation, neighbour to the Chateau Cheval Blanc and Chateau Figeac. Bought in 1969 by Clément Fayat, today it combines authenticity and modernity thanks to renovations, including its contemporary winery designed by Jean Nouvel. The 2008 vintage is a blend of ssMerlot 86%, ssCabernet Franc 12% and ssCabernet Sauvignon 2%. It is adorned with a purple dress, dark and dense. The nose is fresh and delicious, taking us through a forest with aromas of humus, blackcurrant, black cherries, truffles, bark... On the palate, The Dominique 2008 demonstrated a beautiful volume and freshness. Tannins are soft, ripe and balanced, while the finish is silky and rich in delicious flavours.
    Parker : 90 / 100
    J. Robinson : 16 / 20
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    An unqualified sleeper of the vintage, the dark ruby/purple-tinged 2008 La Dominique reveals black olive, licorice, tobacco leaf, raspberry and kirsch liqueur characteristics. Deep and medium to full-bodied with supple tannins, an endearing texture and a lush, long, seamlessly constructed finish, this wine can be enjoyed now and over the next 10-12 years.
    BordeauxSaint-Emilion
    Alcohol
    13.5

    Grape varieties
    Merlot/Cabernet Franc

    Dessert wine
    No

    Environment
    Sustainable viticulture

    J. Robinson
    16

    J. Suckling
    92

    R. Gabriel
    17

    Revue du Vin de France
    17

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    NM86

    Wine Spectator
    88

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Libournais

    Area
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Saint-Emilion

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Château La Dominique

    Classification
    Grand cru classe

    Parker
    90

    Allergens
    Contains sulphites

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