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  • Country ranking ?

    922
  • Producer ranking ?

    1
  • Decanting time

    4h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
  • Food Pairing

    Beef

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The Story

Tucked between châteaux Cos d'Estournel and Montrose, the vineyard covers 61 hectares (150 acres) and is planted with 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, and 10% Cabernet Franc. Overlooking the Gironde estuary, it is mainly located on the gravel ridge of Marbuzet and the plateau of Long Treytin. The high proportion of merlot, rather unusual in traditional blendings, as well as a long maturing in new oak barrels, greatly contribute to the mello...

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Vintage 2020

In Bordeaux, the heat led to early flowering. Additionally, this led to an early harvest after a very hot summer. As a starting point, there is great maturity in the grapes, and we can expect a more opulent vintage than in recent years.

This year's summer was the hottest since 1959, but the rain fell at just the right time during the growing season. The harvest took place two weeks before the norm and will produce grapes with high alcohol p...

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Dark purple colour with violet hue and black core. Expressive nose with fine character. Aroma reminiscent of ripe blackcurrants, sweet red berries, wild strawberries, hints of sloe and elderberries in the background. Complemented by fine toasting, dark chocolate and gingerbread spices. On the palate well structured with velvety tannins, opulent fruit, blackberries, sweet plums and hints of noble toasting in the finish of a wine with very convincing length. 

  • 95p

Ruby. Cassis, blackberries, spices, scented, detailed and nuanced nose, almost leaps out of the glass. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, detailed, bright and layered, intense, one impressive Haut-Marbuzet! 93-95

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Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux
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