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  • When to drink

    2020-2035
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The Story

With its deep and shiny colour, Château La Dominique brings together the generosity of a Saint Emilion and the typicity of a Pomerol.

The nose is intense, characterized by seducing aromas of ripe fruits and subtle spicy notes. In most vintages, you will find truffle and licorice notes, complemented by peppery and woody aromas.

With a sharp attack, it is fleshy and round, with silky and precise tannins. The finish is long and full and leaves you with a pleasant feeling of bliss.

Aimed to be aged in most vintages, but can also be appreciated during its early years. 

 

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Deep ruby. Dark fruits, jammy, ripe, rich and intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, red berries and spices, long. 91-93
  • 92p
Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Opulent but still elegant nose, elderberries, blackberries, mulberries, hints of vanilla, dark chocolate and toasted oak. On the palate succulent fruit in combination with elegant tannins and excellent length.
  • 93p
Deep colour. Expressive wine with lovely dark cherry, cedar aromas. Palate is well concentrated with dark cherry dark plum flavours, inky mid palate, savoury graphite notes and underlying roasted chestnut oak. Finishes cedary and long. Well made wine with lovely persistence and vinosity. 94 points
  • 94p

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Saint-Emilion, Bordeaux

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92p
 Christer Byklum / Leading Scandinavian wine blogger, Wine Writer (Norway)  tasted  La Dominique 2015  ( La Dominique )

"Deep ruby. Dark fruits, jammy, ripe, rich and intense. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, red berries and spices, long. 91-93"

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94p
 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  La Dominique 2015  ( La Dominique )

"Deep colour. Expressive wine with lovely dark cherry, cedar aromas. Palate is well concentrated with dark cherry dark plum flavours, inky mid palate, savoury graphite notes and underlying roasted chestnut oak. Finishes cedary and long. Well made wine with lovely persistence and vinosity. 94 points"

1y 2m ago

93p
 Will Gardener / Nickolls & Perks, Wine Dealer (United Kingdom)  tasted  La Dominique 2015  ( La Dominique )

"Dominique Saint Emilion Grand Cu Classe
Very deep colour, lovely pure black fruits here, black cherry and blackcurrant, minty edged, lovely intensity to the fruit on the nose and the palate, this is broad with good complexity as well as tension, dense, long and fine for me. This chateau is making seriously good wines these days. 92-95/100 2025-2040"

1y 2m ago

93p
 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  La Dominique 2015  ( La Dominique )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and black core. Opulent but still elegant nose, elderberries, blackberries, mulberries, hints of vanilla, dark chocolate and toasted oak. On the palate succulent fruit in combination with elegant tannins and excellent length."

1y 2m ago

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