Chateau La Dominique 2006

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 111927
  • RP90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • WS91

Winemaker's Notes

A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon and aged entirely in oak barrels for 15 to 18 months.

Critical Acclaim

"After several listless performances from this superb terroir near Cheval Blanc and the Pomerol border, La Dominique’s 2006 exhibits a dense purple color and a sweet nose of licorice, nori (the seaweed wrapper used in sushi restaurants), raspberry, and kirsch. Full, with a certain flamboyance, ripe tannins, and a layered, long finish, this is a terrific La Dominique to drink over the next 12-14 years."
90 Points

Learn About Chateau La Dominique Map ItMap It

Driven by enthusiasm and the spirit of enterprise, in 1969 Clement Fayat acquired Chateau La Dominique, an estate offering a high class terroir, located on the western side of the Saint-Emilion appellation. Respect for the soil in order to bring out its potential at its best, disciplined and careful work in the vines throughout their life-cycle, greatest care for the grapes from...

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Learn About St-Emilion

(saint eh-meel-YOHN) Medieval Village, Modern Wine A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. It's grapes of choice are Merlot and Cabernet Franc (called Bouchet on the right bank). The region has its own classification system, updated and revised every few years. Two of the hottest chateaux...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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Winemaker's Notes A predominantly Merlot blend, complimented with Cabernet Franc and a small amount of Cabernet Sauvignon. Aged entirely in ...
Critical Acclaim "The 2012 La Dominique is a hedonistic, medium to full bodied effort with lots of black olive, black ...
A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon and aged entirely in oak barrels for 15 to 18 months. ...
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