This 2019 Faurie de Souchard Bordeaux Blend from Saint Emilion, Bordeaux, France is a wine that truly exemplifies the elegance and complexity of the region. With its deep plum color and enticing aromas, it is a wine that captivates the senses from the very first sip.
Upon pouring, the wine reveals a bouquet of flowers, espresso beans, smoke, licorice, and a beautiful blend of black and red fruits. The nose is alive with vibrant aromas that invite you to explore further. As you take your first sip, you are greeted by a soft, round, and plush palate that is filled with red berry flavors. The oak in this wine is almost fully integrated, adding a subtle layer of complexity to the overall experience.
The 2019 Faurie de Souchard has received high praise from wine experts. Jeb Dunnuck awarded it an impressive score of 94, describing it as a bright, juicy, and classic Saint-Emilion with loads to love. He notes the wine's density, length, and polished tannins, predicting that it will age gracefully for two decades. James Suckling also gave it a score of 93, highlighting the dark plums, dark cherries, and oak spices on the nose, as well as the rich, creamy, and fruity palate.
Vinous awarded this wine an outstanding score of 95, describing it as fabulous and irresistible. The review mentions succulent dark cherry, mocha, cedar, tobacco, licorice, dried herbs, and menthol flavors that are amplified in the glass. The freshness and richness of the wine make it a true gem of the 2019 vintage.
Overall, the 2019 Faurie de Souchard is a wine that showcases the finesse and craftsmanship of Bordeaux. It is a wine that will continue to evolve and develop with age, making it a worthy addition to any wine collection. Whether enjoyed now or after a few years of cellaring, this wine is sure to impress with its complexity, balance, and sheer beauty.