2014 La Dauphine Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
  • JS 92
  • WA 92

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In Stock: 0 btls
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ETA: Apr. 2018

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JS 92
jamessuckling.com, February 2017
Very floral with hot stones and spearmint undertones. Full-bodied, silky and juicy with orange peel and spices. Very intense young wine. Better in 2020 but already fascinating to taste. Fantastic wine from here.
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2017
The 2014 La Dauphine was a bit of a minx when I tasted it out of barrel, some bottles showing overripe character and others much fresher. Therefore, I did not score it and crossed my fingers. Well, I am glad I ignored... The 2014 La Dauphine was a bit of a minx when I tasted it out of barrel, some bottles showing overripe character and others much fresher. Therefore, I did not score it and crossed my fingers. Well, I am glad I ignored those misfiring bottles, because it has blossomed into a fine Fronsac. It offers attractive blackberry, wild strawberry, dried apricot and crushed violets scents on the nose that seem to build in intensity but wisely never go over the top. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannin, plenty of red cherry and crushed strawberry fruit; lovely balance with a supple and detailed finish that has superb mineralité. Check out this great Fronsac wine. It's a little gem. - Neal Martin
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Fronsac
Vintage 2014