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Bordeaux 2011 - St-Émilion and satellites
24 Apr 2012 by Julia Harding MW
For a wealth of tasting notes and articles related to the 2011 vintage, see our Bordeaux 2011 guide . Ch Amélisse/Saintayme 2011 St-Émilion  15.5 Drink 2015-2020 (Sometimes also labelled Saintem.) 100% Merlot, harvested 15-16 September. 30% new oak. Very strawberry. Just a touch reductive. Fluid fruit across the palate. Salty (from the stress hydrique , apparently). Dryish tannins but with a light hand. (JH) 13.8% Ch Angélus 2011 St-Émilion  16 Drink 2019-2028 Deep cherry crimson, black core. Very toasty, oaky on the nose. Oak overrules the fruit. Dense but dry and just so...

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