Wine Spectator: Lighter-bodied than most of its peers, but fresh and well-focused, with raspberry and currant notes carried by a finish that gains a succulent edge at it opens up. 88 - 91 Points
Superb Classified known to fans for his consistency, Grand Corbin Despagne is for the passionate François Despagne and his family for 200 years, the latter being located in Saint-Emilion for over half a millennium. The vineyard of 29 hectares is cultivated organically since 2004 certified since 2013. The vintage 47 parcels of vines are carefully vinified independently to express the best. The grape varieties of 75% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Franc and a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon.
Classic style, never demonstrative, Grand Corbin Despagne Wine offers finely peppered notes from its iron deposits of soil on the edge of the Pomerol appellation. Sleek and elegant, with tight tannins and bright fruit, it boasts a beautiful aging capacity.
Sleek and elegant, with tight tannins and bright fruit, it boasts a beautiful aging capacity.