Vérité Le Désir 2013 | 750 ml.
Item #: 46286
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VN92+ Vinous Feb 2016
"The 2013 Le Désir is once again alluring. Le Désir is quite powerful and intense, but it also has fairly soft contours for the year. Dark cherry, plum, smoke, chocolate, mocha, licorice and cloves are all pushed forward. Energetic and explosive, the 2013 is going to need at least a few years in bottle to settle down, but it has plenty to offer. I tasted the 2013 from tank just prior to bottling." (92–95 pts.)
RP99 Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 29th Oct 2015
"The 2013 Le Desir represents 2,500 cases. This is the softest of the three wines in 2013, and this blend of 61% Cabernet Franc, 23% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Malbec emerges with more than half of the cuvée coming from Hillsides in Alexander Valley, 37% from Chalk Hill and the rest tiny dollops from Bennett Valley and Knights Valley. Opaque purple, like its siblings, the wine is showing incredible floral, blueberry and espresso notes, exotic Asian spices, velvety texture, a supple, multilayered mouthfeel and incredible finish, with incense and licorice. This is magnificent young wine, with a good 40–50 years of upside potential. Pierre Seillan is justifiably proud of what he has achieved, and his first vintage of Vérité was only 1998, but they go from strength to strength." (99 pts.)
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|Alternate Name||Vérité Le Désir|
|Product Location - Location-Appellation||Sonoma County|
|Package Size||750 ml.|
|Proof/Alcohol by Volume||14.5%|
|Bottles per Case||12|
|Wine Type||Table Wine|
|Wine - Color||Red|
|Grape(s)||61% Cabernet Franc|
|Primary Grape||Cabernet Franc|
|Dollar Sale (Y/N)||No|