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Date Printed: 4/1/2015
Le Dome  2010
Le Dome 2010
(search item no. 118819)
collectible wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 100 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 96 points
PRICE ON 4/1/2015: $299.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2011 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 99 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 95 points
2009 James Suckling rating: 95 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The palate is opulent and full-bodied with spicy black fruits, saturated tannins and a texture so smooth you could slide down it. The production of Le Dome is not large at around 1,000 cases. What little exists, however is made with no expense spared in the pursuit of excellence.

Blend: 80% Cabernet Franc and 20% Merlot

My Notes:

Additional wines from Le Dome:

  • 2011 (search item no. 129065)

About Le Dome:

The Le Dome Single Vineyard is situated in close proximity to Chateau Angelus, Premier Grand Cru Classe. Its origins have their roots in the 'garage' movement of the 1990's. It is one of the three Saint Emilion Grand Crus that outgrew the movement to go on to challenge the 'Cru Classes' each year.