• PMJak11 Likes this wine: 95 points

    October 1, 2021 - 30+ minutes open in the bottle. Dark red color. Definitely drinking young but best value on the wine list. Nose initially smells of the General Mills plant in Buffalo, which leads to dark cherries and forest floor. Medium plus depth that is well balanced between dark fruit, earth, and smoke. Medium finish. Love this producer but tough to find in the US.

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  • rossi.wine wrote: 91 points

    June 16, 2018 - Lots of concentration and richness on the nose - slightly jammy red and dark fruit mixed with spices, liquorice, mocha and notes of chocolate. On the palate a bit less dense, good acidity, pretty well balanced, polished tannins. Good length. 90-91+

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  • Collector1855 wrote: 94 points

    June 1, 2018 - Bordeaux 2015 in bottle (Zurich Arvi / Singapore UGCB): Not a fan of Dassault so this was a nice surprise. The wine is on the lighter side for a right banker, but I like the elegance here. Blue fruit, mint aromas. Great wine for food as well.

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  • Jeff Leve wrote: 91 points

    May 21, 2018 - Dark in color, the texture is lush, the fruits are ripe, fat and juicy, there is weight and density, with a finish of dark cherries, espresso, chocolate, and coffee bean.

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  • Jeff Leve wrote: 91 points

    March 12, 2018 - Dark in color, the wine is lushly textured, with loads of fat, ripe, dark cherries, smoke, espresso and licorice. The round, finish is filled with dark chocolate, black cherry and coffee bean notes.

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  • PanosKakaviatos Likes this wine: 90 points

    March 8, 2018 - Better freshness coming out of Saint Emilion (Actually two locations: UGCB in New York (1/2018) and in Saint Emilion (12/2017)): This blend of 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits somewhat candied red fruit on the nose, with a smooth and pleasing palate albeit just a tad drying on the finish. But overall, a pleasurable drink!

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  • FransS wrote: 93 points

    February 6, 2018 - UGC Tasting Amsterdam 2/5/2018: A real surprise! A bit severe in the nose, than a full, concentrated taste with some mint, classic in every good way; give the tannins some time to smoothen.

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  • Zweder wrote: 88 points

    February 5, 2018 - UGCB 2015 tasting (Amsterdam): In the bouquet red and dark berries, metal and juicy acidity. Ok and elegant wine, but not really great.

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  • kmacSF wrote: 87 points

    January 25, 2018 - Ruby red. Structured toasted berry-compote.

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  • Jeff Leve wrote: 90 points

    November 22, 2017 - Dark in color, with a lush, fat, ripe, fruit forward style, there is a blast of sweet, black cherry, dark chocolate, licorice and espresso in every sniff, sip and swallow.

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