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The Story

Château de Malle was owned by the Lur Saluces family (previous owners of d`Yquem) from 1702 through to 1950. Château de Malle is now owned by the Comtesse de Bournazel, who took up the reins after the premature death of her husband in 1985. This large 2ème Cru Classé estate consists of 55 hectares of vineyards, of which 27 hectares are found in the communes of Preignac and Fargues in Sauternes. 

 

Château de Malle's wine is typically a blend of 75% Sémillon and 25% Sauvignon Blanc. The grapes are hand-harvested in several "tries" and are then fermented, with the wine then being matured in small oak casks (33% new) for 30 months.

Since the mid 80s Château de Malle has been producing wonderful wines which display considerable intensity as well as marvellous purity of fruit.

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Medium colour. Attractive lemon curd, grapefruit, aromas with floral herb notes. Palate is chalky with concentrated lemon curd, grapefruit flavours, bitter, herb almost pine needle notes and cutting fresh acidity. Elemental and completely unintegrated but the essence of something is there. 91 points
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Intense yellow colour with green hue. Opulent nose with aroma of honey and yellow stone fruit, grapefruit and hints of lemon-zest, discreet vanilla aroma in the background. On the palate rich and opulent with fine acidity and sweet fruit, ripe pear and hints of lemon-zest in the finish. Long aftertaste.
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Origin

Sauternes, Sauternes

Vintage Quality

Extraordinary

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 Andrew Caillard MW, Wine Writer (Australia)  tasted  Château de Malle 2015  ( Château de Malle )

"Medium colour. Attractive lemon curd, grapefruit, aromas with floral herb notes. Palate is chalky with concentrated lemon curd, grapefruit flavours, bitter, herb almost pine needle notes and cutting fresh acidity. Elemental and completely unintegrated but the essence of something is there. 91 points"

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 Markus Del Monego / Best Sommelier in the World 1998, MW (Germany)  tasted  Château de Malle 2015  ( Château de Malle )

"Intense yellow colour with green hue. Opulent nose with aroma of honey and yellow stone fruit, grapefruit and hints of lemon-zest, discreet vanilla aroma in the background. On the palate rich and opulent with fine acidity and sweet fruit, ripe pear and hints of lemon-zest in the finish. Long aftertaste. "

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