2011 Rouget, Pomerol

SKU #1152622 92 points James Suckling

 An impressive wine for the vintage with lots of sweet, ripe fruit, hints of chocolate and toasted oak, and a long, flavorful finish. Full body, silky texture. Juicy finish. Better in 2016.  (2/2014)

90 points Wine Spectator

 Sports a dark profile, with ganache and espresso notes enmeshed with the core of fig and blackberry confiture flavors. Long and velvety through the finish, featuring a smoky note that weaves in and out. For fans of the not-shy style. Best from 2015 through 2025. (Web-2014)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 This estate has been on a qualitative upswing for a number of years and the 2011 is a seductive effort revealing a dense ruby/plum color as well as fragrant notes of sweet cherries and spice, abundant fruit and glycerin, and a medium-bodied mouthfeel with no hard edges. It is a delicious, textbook Pomerol to drink now and over the next decade. It is a sleeper of the vintage. (RP)  (4/2014)

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Staff Image By: Clyde Beffa Jr. | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 2/3/2014 | Send Email
*+ Another success here. The wines of Pomerol are the hits of the 2011 reds. This wine is spicy and racy. Delicious.

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