Which Saint-Emilion vintages can be enjoyed in 2015?
Should we keep it a little longer or open it?
Should we keep it a little longer or open it? In 2015, many Saint-Emilion vintages can be enjoyed depending on your taste. Here are our tips for 2015 to help you.
To open, if you like matured wine..
- 2000: complex, concentrated and elegant, this vintage can be tasted in 2015.
- 2001: smooth tannins, charming and elegant, 2015 is an excellent year to open this vintage.
- 2002: with fine and elegant tannins, this vintage is very mature. To be drunk this year.
- 2003: This vintage is fully matured. Complex and round, 2015 is really a good year to enjoy it.
- 2004: this vintage was not open for years but is beginning to open up for 1 or 2 years. If you like wines that are a bit matured with leathery and woody notes, it is a good vintage to open in 2015.
- 2007: these wines are fine, elegant with quite silky textures. To be consumed this year, if you enjoy wines that are a little lighter and quite matured.
To enjoy with pleasure but also to keep ...
- 2008: you can possibly have it this year because the flavors are a bit matured but the structure is still very young. To be opened if you like powerful wines with firm tannins on the palate.
- 2009: was a very good year with well-rounded and smooth tannins. This is a beautiful vintage to consume in 2015 if you like young, fruity wine with notes of ripe red fruits.
- 2010: remains a great vintage to keep, so it is best to wait 4 or 5 more years, even though you can drink wines from some easier terroirs
- 2012: is really on the fruity, round, soft and velvety sides of the Merlot. It's really a great wine, a "pleasure" for people who like "the fruity bite". Consume in 2015 but this vintage also has a potential to age for 4 or 5 more years.
Vintages to keep ...
- 2011 is not quite ready for now, to keep for later.
And you, in 2015, what is going to be your favorite vintage?