Red, For laying down

2012 Ch. des Jacobins, Pomerol

2012 Ch. des Jacobins, Pomerol

Red | For laying down | Château de Jacobins, Pomerol | Code:  19529 | 2012 | France > Bordeaux > St-Emilion | Merlot/Cabernet Franc | Medium-Full Bodied, Dry | 13.5 % alcohol

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£31.00

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Scores and Reviews

DECANTER

16.5/20

JANCIS

16.5+/20

PARKER

86-88/100

DECANTER - Maintains consistency. Focused wine with attractive fruit. Builds on the palate to a firm, dry finish.
James Lawther MW, Decanter, April 2013

JANCIS - Lovely bramble and blueberry fruit. Fine, fresh, dry, elegant without the clobbering of oak though there is a touch of vanilla there too. Dense but rounded tannins. Firm, dry, oaky finish. Very good fruit waiting to emerge.
Julia Harding MW, jancisrobinson.com, 26 Apr 2013

PARKER - From the La Gomerie sector of St.-Emilion, it was cropped at 33 hectoliters per hectare and is composed of 75% Merlot, 22% Cabernet Franc and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon. While the wine exhibits an impressively dark color along with medium body, it is slightly angular and narrow in the mouth with a short finish. It should be consumed during its first decade of life.

Since Hubert de Bouard was hired as the consultant at Clos des Jacobins the wines have been getting better although the 2012 is not one of their top successes.
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate #206 - Apr 2013

The Producer

Château de Jacobins, Pomerol

Château de Jacobins, Pomerol

The Grape

Merlot/Cabernet Franc

Merlot/Cabernet Franc

The Region

St-Emilion

St-Emilion

St Emilion is one of Bordeaux's largest producing appellations, producing more wine than Listrac, Moulis, St Estèphe, Pauillac, St Julien and Margaux put together. St Emilion has been producing wine for longer than the Médoc but its lack of accessibility to Bordeaux's port and market-restricted exports to mainland Europe meant the region initially did not enjoy the commercial success that funded the great châteaux of the Left Bank. 

St Emilion itself is the prettiest of Bordeaux's wine towns, perched on top of the steep limestone slopes upon which many of the region's finest vineyards are situated. However, more than half of the appellation's vineyards lie on the plain between the town and the Dordogne River on sandy, alluvial soils with a sprinkling of gravel. 

Further diversity is added by a small, complex gravel bed to the north-east of the region on the border with Pomerol.  Atypically for St Emilion, this allows Cabernet Franc and, to a lesser extent, Cabernet Sauvignon to prosper and defines the personality of the great wines such as Ch. Cheval Blanc.  

In the early 1990s there was an explosion of experimentation and evolution, leading to the rise of the garagistes, producers of deeply-concentrated wines made in very small quantities and offered at high prices.  The appellation is also surrounded by four satellite appellations, Montagne, Lussac, Puisseguin and St. Georges, which enjoy a family similarity but not the complexity of the best wines.

St Emilion was first officially classified in 1954, and is the most meritocratic classification system in Bordeaux, as it is regularly amended. The most recent revision of the classification was in 2012

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