8 Ratings
Chateau Teyssier Chateau Laforge Saint Emilion Grand Cru

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  • Wine & Spirits
    (2005 Vintage) Tasting far superior than it did from cask, the bottled 2005 Laforge is fabulous. Moreover, there are 2,500 cases of this offering from the brilliant Englishman, Jonathan Malthus, who has proven he can turn quite a qualitative trick in both Bordeaux and Australiarsquo;s Barossa Valley. This dense purple-hued St.-Emilion offers up a glorious nose of graphite, blueberry and blackberry liqueur, licorice, and a whiff of acacia flowers. Full-bodied, thick, and juicy, this blend of 92% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc possesses terrific purity, an extravagantly rich mouthfeel, and wonderful precision. The result is a provocative, compelling wine that should be drinkable between 2013ndash;2028.
  • Decanter
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 4/5 - As reviewed by Decanter. Very deep velvety purple-black colour, concentrated blackcurrant and tobacco leaf nose, a gamey almost Syrah fruit with a rich Pomerol-y texture as well as a firm backbone. A very successful characterful wine, described by owner Jonathan Malthus as 'a ga
  • Wine Advocate
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 153 on Jun-04
  • Wine Spectator
    (2001 Vintage) Rating: 87/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/01/04.
  • Robert Parker
    (2003 Vintage)