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  • Country ranking ?

    6 257
  • Producer ranking ?

    1
  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    2020-2025
  • Food Pairing

    Melted Beef Cheek with Crunchy Vegetables

The Story

VINEYARDS

52 ha (128 acres) on a clayey-chalky brows dating from the quaternary era. The vines are 35 years old average with a density from 6,500 to 10.000 plants per hectare

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Vintage 2011

VARIETAL COMPOSITION

70% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc & 10% Petit Verdot

 

HARVEST INFORMATION

The harvest took place from September 21st to October 6th 2011. Yields of 50 hl /ha. Grapes are mostly handpicked and 

 

 

 

 

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Latest Pro-tasting notes

<10 tasting notes

Tasting note

color

Medium, Purple and Bright

ending

Long, Extensive and Lingering

flavors

Blackcurrant, Coffee and Toasty

nose

Youthful, Complex, Refined and Charming

recommend

Yes

taste

Average in Acidity, High tannin, Balanced, Concentrated, Well-structured, Youthful, Full-bodied, Focused, Toasty, Vivid and Silky tannins

Verdict

Well made and Fine

Information

Origin

Bordeaux, Médoc

Soil

Clayey-chalky brows

Vineyard size

52ha

Age of vines

35 years

Vintage Quality

Average

Value For Money

Good

Investment potential

No Potential

Fake factory

None

Glass time

1.5h

Drinking temperature

17C

Inside Information

AWARDS

Wine Advocate - Robert Parker : 88-90/100. Excellent depth.

Decanter :  16/20. Cassis fruit, some florality, class and depth.

Wine Spectator : 87-90/100. Good dark plum and mulled cherry fruit.

100% Blind - Andreas Larsson : 89/100. Good density of fruit, good freshness and quite opulent fruit on the finish.

Wine Doctor : 14.5-15.5/20. Quite an exciting wine. Offers some drinking value.

Vino Magazine :  Excellent Cru Bourgeois.

Falstaff : 90/100. Engmaschige Textur, dunkle Mineralik, frisch strukturiert, schwarze Beeren im Nachhall.

Le Figaro : 15.5/20. Un beau vin suave et plein, beau fruit, du fond, joli moelleux.

Les Echos : 15-15.5/20. Médoc classique, le vinificateur a tiré la quintessence du millésime.

Guide Bettane & Desseauve 2014 : 15/20. Médoc classique, le vnificateur a tiré la quintessance du millésime.

Pers Wijn : Rijp, gelikt, mooi zuren en tannines, smaakvol, zacht, lengte.

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