Château-Dassault St. Emilion 2010
Wine SpectatorPolished, fleshy and warm, exhibiting notes of cocoa, braised fig, melted black licorice and dark currant all rolled together and backed by charcoal-coated grip that extends through the Earl Grey-tinged finish. Rock-solid and should handle cellaring nicely. This wine has really filled out since its more modest showing in barrel. Best from 2015 through 2025. 500 cases made.
Wine Enthusiast90-92 So stylish, with its ripe, jammy berry fruits already a pleasure to appreciate. It does have structure to go with the new wood character. Probably not for the long-term.
Wine AdvocateThe 2010 Dassault is a sexy, open-knit opulently styled wine that exhibits loads of raspberry and mulberry-like fruit and a sweet kiss of cherries in addition to underbrush and forest floor notes. This round, fleshy, medium to full-bodied wine is a hedonist's delight. Don't discount the wine's purity and overall equilibrium. Despite its early appeal, it should drink well for 10-15 years.