2011 La Dominique, St-Emilion (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1090932 90-92 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 After some rough performances earlier in this century, La Dominique has returned to form over recent vintages. The dark ruby/purple-colored 2011 is a lush, ripe, fruit-driven effort displaying notes of dark raspberries, cedarwood, spice box, herbs and licorice. This medium to full-bodied, round St.-Emilion is ideal for drinking over the next decade.  (4/2012)

90-92 points Wine Enthusiast

 Dense and concentrated, this is a massive wine that’s packed with tannins.  (4/2012)

88-91 points Wine Spectator

 Ripe, slightly hefty style, with plum skin and macerated cherry and currant fruit backed by a well-toasted finish. Verges on overextracted but has enough lift to keep it honest on the finish.  (4/2012)

James Suckling

 Solid berry and currant character with mineral undertone. Full to medium body, with chewy tannins and a medium finish. Tannins are a little austere.  (4/2012)

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

 Bright ruby-red. Cassis and dark chocolate on the perfumed nose. Rich, velvety and full, with a savory quality to the blackcurrant, plum and coconut flavors. This sweet, fruity wine has plenty of underlying backbone but finishes with slightly hard tannins.  (5/2012)

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Staff Image By: Trey Beffa | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 8/27/2013 | Send Email
A pretty, aromatic nose with notes of spice, rose petal, lavender and sweet cherry pie. Good mid-palate red fruit. Long and spicy. 90-92 points.

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Saint Emilion