Chateau Teyssier 2012, St Emilion


Ch Teyssier is that Grand Gru which sounds posh but tastes for the masses. With a price tag that’s more expensive than your average bottle, it’s not a stratospheric sum that would veer your gaze away. It’s simple label is attractive to suggest superior quality. I also think it’s as French as it’s English owner. Majority merlot with a 30% splash of Cabernet Franc for flavour depth. It has a medium+ to dark ruby purple color. Lovely fresh youthful nose, aromas of cherry, dried herbs, blackberries, touch of baking spice. A medium-bodied wine with grippy tannins, it does drink very easily, fruit forward flavours, tastey crunchy berry and cherry fruit. Well-rounded slightly cinnamon spiced finish. Drink over the next 5 years. You can even get one at Costco, for $30+. 87.


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I am a neuroscience researcher in Melbourne, Australia with a keen interest in wines of the world.
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