2001 Vérité le Désir Sonoma County
French for 'desire', Le Désir captures the grace and opulence of the best St. Emilion-styled wines. A Cabernet Franc and Merlot blend, with some Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine expresses extreme power, ...
Wine.comFrench for 'desire', Le Desir captures the grace and opulence of the best St. Emilion-styled wines. A Cabernet Franc and Merlot blend, with some Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine expresses extreme power, finesse and elegance. A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Malbec, Le Desir represents the grace and opulence of the best St. Emilion-style wines. A deep claret color is followed by a sweet, black fruit nose. Le Desir's complex character continues with ripe blackberry flavors th...
International Wine CellarRating: 93(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 114, May/June 2004 ($125) Medium ruby. Aromatic nose combines wild blackberry, Cuban tobacco, chocolate cake, smoke and minerals. Concentrated, lush and impressively sweet, with snappy raspberry and mineral flavors dominating This is kept fresh by harmonious acidity but is also lush, seamless and expansive. Finishes with broad tannins and impressive sweetness and persistence. This St. Emilion-style blend is st...
Wine AdvocateRating: (93-97) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 142 on Aug-02
Robert ParkerRating: 95/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
Wine SpectatorRating: 74/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
User Tasting Note
nukeboyi was disappointed, expected more.