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    3 778
  • Producer ranking ?

    2
  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    from 2020
  • Food Pairing

    Roast leg of lamb

The Story

The 30 hectare estate is set on a mix of gravel, iron and mineral soil with a scattering of sand throughout. Planted to mostly Cabernet Sauvignon with a large portion of Merlot and a small portion of Cabernet Franc, the blend sees all three grapes mixed to create the wine best representing the terroir of the site. Fermentation takes place in cemernt tanks, while the wine is sent for a year to mostly old oak barrels. The resulting wines are savoury, fine, medium-bodied and readily drinkable as a young wine.

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Deep colour, Plum, blackcurrant ginger vanilla aromas. Well concentrated slightly oaky with generous dark fruits, plentiful mocha vanilla roasted nut oak and long slinky dry tannins. Bitter cola notes at the finish but attractive length. 92 points
  • 92p
Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Well structured nose with ripe fruit and hints of mild spices. On the palate well structured and balanced with full-bodied character and good length. Liquorice and mild spices in the finish, good length.
  • 91p

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Origin

Pauillac, Bordeaux

Vintage Quality

Extraordinary

Value For Money

Very good

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château Croizet-Bages 2015  ( Château Croizet-Bages )

"Deep colour, Plum, blackcurrant ginger vanilla aromas. Well concentrated slightly oaky with generous dark fruits, plentiful mocha vanilla roasted nut oak and long slinky dry tannins. Bitter cola notes at the finish but attractive length. 92 points"

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 Markus Del Monego MW / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château Croizet-Bages 2015  ( Château Croizet-Bages )

"Dark purple red with violet hue and almost black core. Well structured nose with ripe fruit and hints of mild spices. On the palate well structured and balanced with full-bodied character and good length. Liquorice and mild spices in the finish, good length. "

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