2000 Peby Faugeres St-Emilion

SKU #500567
Definitely Price Worthy! A phenomenal wine as well as one of the superstars of the vintage, the outstanding 2000 represents the essence of Bordeaux.
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ROBERT PARKER REVIEW: There are 500 or so cases of this thrilling 2000 that emerges from a south-facing slope of the Faugeres vineyard. In less than three years, the price has caught up with the quality. A prodigious wine as well as one of the superstars of the vintage, the spectacular 2000 represents the essence of Bordeaux with an inky black/purple color, profound richness, and massive concentration. The provocative bouquet of smoke, liquified minerals, cocoa, blackberries, blueberries, and vanilla is accompanied by a multiple-tiered wine with sweet tannin and dry vintage port-like richness. It is full-bodied, yet remarkably well-delineated as well as light on its feet. With high tannin and extract as well as a whoppingly long finish, it will easily rival, possibly surpass the other-worldly 1998. I kept a bottle open eight days without any evidence of oxidation. Anticipated maturity: 2006-2020.
WINE SPECTATOR REVIEW: This jumps out of the glass, with berry, Indian spices and raspberry character on the nose. Full-bodied, with supersilky tannins and a caressing texture. Slightly short on the finish. A bit too much wood, but impressive.
A lovely purple color, with aromas of raspberry, wild berry, blueberries, and hints of spice. on the palate lush noes of blackberries intertwined with blueberries, and vanilla accompanied by some sweet tannins on the brilliant finish.
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Vintage 2000
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Saint Emilion
Bottle Size 750ml
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