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SCE Petrus Desbois Château St. Georges 2003 Wine Review

SCE Petrus Desbois Château St. Georges 2003

SCE Petrus Desbois Château St. Georges 2003

AC St-Georges-St-Émilion, France

Community Score: 4.6/5

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Price: $35.95

Drink: 2008-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: SCE Petrus Desbois

Product: 960310

Natalie's Score: 93/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Château St. Georges sits in the Libournais satellite of St-Georges, St-Émilion. The château itself was built in 1774 on the former site of a feudal castle and its vineyards are some of the oldest in France. Château St. Georges produces one of the most consistent reds ever to come out of Bordeaux, combining glorious fruit aromas such as cherry and plum with fine tannins and precise acid crispness. This beautifully balanced wine is a fine candidate for cellaring 2 to 5 years. My note: An ultra-ripe wine from a hot vintage. This red has gorgeous layers of black cherry and smoke. Decant for 1-2 hours.

Château St. Georges food pairings: roast beef, root vegetables.

This was reviewed March 15, 2008 by

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