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La Vieille Cure Bordeaux Blend
2011 La Vieille Cure Bordeaux Blend
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Reviews for 2011 La Vieille Cure Bordeaux Blend
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, April 2012
Still primal with sappy kirsch and plum notes. There's also lots of sweet toast to be soaked up but this has a fleshy edge that belies the vintage's profile.-J.M.
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2014
An amazing effort in this vintage, La Vieille Cure has been one of the top 3 or 4 Fronsacs in most recent vintages. The 2011 is fashioned from 75% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon. Many consumers will...
An amazing effort in this vintage, La Vieille Cure has been one of the top 3 or 4 Fronsacs in most recent vintages. The 2011 is fashioned from 75% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon. Many consumers will probably drink this wine entirely too young (and I have no problem with that), there is no doubt it has serious aging potential. A true revelation, this sleeper of the vintage is one of the finest wines money can buy. The dense ruby/purple color is followed by a sumptuous palate impression of silky black cherries and blackberries intermixed with wild strawberries. Opulent and rich with the abundant glycerin and lavish concentration concealing moderate tannins, this is a sensational effort in this challenging vintage. With nearly 14% natural alcohol as well as tremendous ripeness, it should drink well for 10+ years. This sleeper of the vintage merits consumer attention. - Robert M. Parker, Jr.
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