Spotlight on: 2010 La Conseillante

Spotlight on: 2010 La Conseillante

by Westgarth Wines November 21, 2017

"A brilliant effort from this property, known for the sheer elegance and finesse of its wines, the 2010 La Conseillante offers back-to-back monumental efforts, particularly given the remarkable 2009. This estate has been on a hot streak of late. The 2010 is a slightly bigger, richer wine, but without losing its floral, elegant mulberry, black raspberry and sweet kirsch notes. Combine those with some licorice, subtle new oak and a hint of forest floor, and the result is a medium to full-bodied, rich, complex wine that has striking aromatics and perfect balance in the mouth. Forget it for 3-5 years and drink it over the following 30." - reviewed by Robert M. Parker, Jr. in 2013

Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
Drink date: 2016 - 2046





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