This is incredibly well integrated with ripe fruit and super fine tannins that melt into the wine. Precise and beautifully ripe fruit.
95-96 points, James Suckling (Apr 2019)
This estate has a terrific terroir and lies next to Cheval Blanc and Ripeau. Their 2018 Château La Dominique offers a medium to full-bodied, beautifully elegant and refined style to go with complex aromatics of black raspberries, cassis, spring flowers, and exotic spices. It’s not the biggest or richest wine out there, but it has class, elegance, and purity. This beautiful wine will drink nicely in its youth due to its balance, but will also age gracefully. The blend is 85% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon that hit 14.5% alcohol and a pH of 3.65.
93-95 points, Jeb Dunnuck (May 2019)
This wine from a Vignobles Clément Fayat château is continuing to make great strides. It is powerful, revealing blackberry fruits, firm acidity and dense tannins. Coming together, they will give a fine wine.
93-95 points, Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast (Apr 2019)
The 2018 La Dominique is a racy, pliant wine. Sweet spice, mocha, dried flowers and menthol infuse this succulent, expressive Saint-Émilion. Even with all of its obvious concentration, the 2018 retains terrific freshness and poise, not to mention tons of character. Tasted two times.
91-94 points, Antonio Galloni, Vinous (Apr 2019)