2005 Faugeres Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 1.5L
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REVIEWS

WA 95 JS 93 WS 93 WA 91
WA 95

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2015

Purple to the rim, the 2005 Faugères is a powerhouse at 14.5% alcohol, with notes of graphite, blueberry and blackberry liqueur, licorice and truffle. Some incense also makes an appearance in this full-bodied...
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, April 2012

This has a wonderful nose of dark fruits, tea, and slightly toasted oak. Very clean and precise, more so than the past vintage. I am loving the succulent fruit and velvety tannins, it is very hard not to drink this right...
WS 93

Wine Spectator, March 2008

Dark in color with intense aromas of blackberry tar and mineral. Almost minty. Full-bodied with loads of ripe fruit and vanilla bean character. Long and supercaressing. This racy wine has so much going on yet it's subtle...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, October 2016

The 2005 Faugeres has a very ripe, mulberry and licorice-scented bouquet that only just manages to contain some volatile acidity that detracts from its delineation. The palate is quite agreeable: modern in style but...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2005
Size 1.5L
Percent alcohol 14.5%