Source: jamessuckling.com. Issue Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014 (JS-88)
This is earthy and spicy, with a medium body, fresh acidity and a chewy finish. Needs two years at least to soften. Better in 2016.
Source: 212, Wine Advocate; Issue Date: 30th Apr 2014 (RP-86)
Owned by the well-known Cazes family of Lynch-Bages, this popular St.-Estephe has turned out a dark ruby/plum-colored 2011 with sweet cassis and black cherry fruit. A slightly short finish is present, but the wine has a good front end-loaded combination of fruit, extract and succulence. it’smedium-bodied and tails off in the mouth, but it is well-made. Drink now-2019.