Chateau Faugeres 2017
Tasting Notes Chateau Faugeres 2017
Beautiful red with a supple and juicy undertone to the full body, pretty fruit and ripe tannins. Very refined and polished. Subtle chocolate and bluefruit. Love the layers and complexity. Really fine and juicy. Real merlot.
Made of 100% Merlot, the medium to deep garnet-purple colored 2017 Peby Faugeres opens with crushed blackcurrants, blackberry compote and plum preserves with touches of Chinese five spice and potpourri. Medium to full-bodied, the palate packs in the black fruit and spicy flavors, supported by firm yet velvety tannins and ample freshness, finishing long and spicy.
The 2017 Peby Faugères is powerful, rich, dense and explosive. Always one of the more flamboyant wines in Saint-Émilion, the Peby possesses tremendous intensity from start to finish. Raspberry jam, red cherry, wild flowers and sweet spices build to a super-expressive crescendo. In 2017, Peby is a bit more feminine than it usually is. Even so, the 2017 is full-throttle and absolutely delicious. Tasted two times.
Lively, with bright raspberry and damson plum coulis flavors bouncing along atop a brambly structure and fresh acidity. Shows some sneaky depth. Lovely fruit.—J.M.
Made of 100% Merlot, the deep garnet-purple colored 2017 Le Merle de Peby Faugeres has lovely warm plums, blackberry compote and mulberries scents with hints of spice cake and potpourri. The palate is medium-bodied, finely crafted and refreshing, packed with black fruits and framed by soft tannins, finishing spicy.