Red

2005 Château Dassault

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • St. Émilion Grand Cru
Drink between 2012 - 2022 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 69

  • EBWineGuy wrote: 90 points

    March 12, 2021 - Drinking very well, perhaps beginning to decline. Still, a very enjoyable wine. Opened and poured a sip and decided not to decant due to some brick-edge in the color. After an hour, began to open up. Paired with a leg of lamb stuffed with sage and pancetta - nice match. Undoubtedly Bordeaux - a touch austere, but the graphite and plummy fruit is solid, plus there are some firm/integrated tannins to maintain structure. Very pleasurable. Happy to have had it and would not be disappointed if I had more - but drink up.

  • KristianT Likes this wine: 93 points

    January 30, 2021 - What a lovely surprise. I got this bottle as a gift about 12 years ago. I was in the mood for a mature Bordeaux and saw the positive notes on this bottle on Cellartracker and decided to try it. The smell was georgeus from the start and after about 20 minutes it really opened up. Very dark colour and quite dense and with very distinct forresty and earthy notes (smelled just like the shitake mushrooms I was cutting for the risotto). Perfectly mature now. Balanced and elegant with a very long and concentrated taste. Distinctly Bordeaux but actually almost more left-bank than right - perhaps the concentration is what takes at least my thoughts a bit away from St. Emilion.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • CDH Likes this wine: 90 points

    May 16, 2020 - Not in decline at all.

  • JackLynch00@gmail.com wrote: 91 points

    February 7, 2020 - Classic aged Bordeaux. Drinking very well now.

  • Xavier Auerbach wrote: 92 points

    January 18, 2020 - Académie des Cinquante Saint-Emilion Tasting (Restaurant Bolenius *, Amsterdam, NL): Tasted blind (wine 3): Rich nose, classical palate, lots of tannins, potential, 92. Tasted semi-blind: Lovely warm nose, slightly meaty, toasty, ripe fruit, relatively generous and supple, broad, accessible, 92. Two different impressions with the same score.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2005 Bordeaux: Here and Now (Apr 2021), 4/1/2021 (link)

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Julia Harding, MW
    11/4/2009 (link)

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  • By Chris Kissack
    November 2009 (link)

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  • By Chris Kissack
    November 2009 (link)

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Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2008, IWC Issue #138 (link)

    (Chateau Dassault Saint Emilion) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Julia Harding, MW
    2/12/2008 (link)

    (Ch Dassault, Grand Cru Classé St-Émilion Red) Subscribe to see review text.

View From the Cellar

  • By John Gilman
    Jan/Feb 2008, Issue #13, The 2005 Bordeaux Vintage: A Snapshot of a Few Communes

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JancisRobinson.com

  • By Julia Harding, MW
    12/10/2007 (link)

    (Ch Dassault St-Émilion Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Vinous

  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2007, IWC Issue #132 (link)

    (Chateau Dassault Saint Emilion) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    4/18/2006 (link)

    (Ch Dassault St-Émilion Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Winedoctor

  • By Chris Kissack
    April 2012 (link)

    (Château Dassault (St Emilion)) Subscribe to see review text.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    1/18/2008 (link) 91 points

    (Château Dassault) Dark red violet color; blackberry and berry nose; tasty, berry, tart blackberry palate with slight menthol quality; medium finish (85% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon)

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2005
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Dassault
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation St. Émilion Grand Cru
  • UPC Codes 087000346840, 3277038391531, 3453521141849

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 12 (1%)
  • In Cellars 669 (60%)
  • Consumed 427 (39%)

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Community Recommendations

lamb, St. Emilion

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