Moulin Saint Georges 2012

RegionBordeaux
SubregionSt Emilion
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

An excellent wine from the Alain Vauthier family, this wine, which tends to be dominated by Merlot with some Cabernet Franc, has a dense, ruby/purple color and a nice sweet nose of blackcurrants, raspberry and incense. It is medium-bodied with excellent concentration and a long, nicely textured heady finish. A sleeper of the vintage. Drink it over the next 10-15 years.
Drink: 2015 - 2030

Score: 89Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (218), April 2015

An attractive blueberry and raspberry-scented nose revealing hints of incense and licorice is followed by a medium-bodied, elegant, supple-textured wine from proprietor Alain Vauthier. This seductive, round, easygoing St.-Emilion will have considerable appeal. Drink it over the next 7-8 years.

Score: 87/89Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (206), April 2013

The Moulin Saint-Georges is a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc that was picked on the 11th and 12th October respectively. Apparently there was a little bit of rain that they hoped would stop...but it didn't. The nose is floral and generous with hints of fruitcake infusing the red berry fruit. The palate is medium-bodied with a ripe, rounded entry. It is silky smooth and there is beautiful delineation and poise towards the finish as one often founds with this often under-estimated Saint Emilion. Wonderful tension here, mainly thank to the 3.55pH - great persistency. Tasted April 2013.

Score: 92/94Neal Martin, RobertParker.com, May 2013

Vineyard on the slope up to Pavie. 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc on clay-limestone. Deep dark purple colour. Light, fresh, rather delicate. Fresh and just ripe. (JH)

Score: 16.5Julia Harding MW, JancisRobinson.com, April 2013

This 7 hectare vineyard adjoins Ausone and has the same owner and winemaker. The Vauthier family have owned it since 1921. A purple colour with black fruit, liquorice, smoke and tar on the nose. Juicy, ripe, fleshy on the palate with lots of blackberry fruit. Succulent and spicy with toasty notes and hints of pepper.

Score: 15.5Farr Vintners, March 2013

Red fruits give freshness on both nose and palate but there is ripe plum on the mid palate a mix of red and black plum. Ripe tannins add to the suppleness in the middle the sweet flavours though backed by red fruit freshness that gives a slightly lighter feel on the finish. 2018-28.

Score: 88/92Derek Smedley MW, April 2013

Owned by the Vauthier family and situated close to Ausone, albeit on very different soils,

Score: 93Tim Atkin MW, timatkin.com, April 2013

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