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  • Country ranking ?

    1 700
  • Producer ranking ?

    18
  • Decanting time

    45min
  • When to drink

    2020-2025

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The Story

The inspiration for the name ˝Dragon de Quintus˝ came from the vineyard’s privileged location on a promontory at the edge of the Saint-Emilion plateau, as well as from the history of the watchtower built there to defend the village.
In Western mythology, the dragon is represented as a very intelligent creature, usually the guardian of a priceless treasure benefitting from exceptional sight.
This symbol of the keeper and protector of a magic terroir, observing this boundless panorama, is how we came to personify the second wine of Château Quintus.

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Quintus 2014 appeared meaty, intense, with fine acidity and firm finish. Fine quality, 92p. Dragon de Quintus had more acidity and roughness than in above mentioned vintages. Nicely made. 86p.

  • 86p

Ruby red colour with brick red hue. Elegant nose with fine balmy spices, hints of ripe blackberries, hints of gingerbread spices in the background. On the palate velvety character, ripe tannins, sweet fruit, hints of prunes and black cherries, mild spices in the background. A wonderful wine with very good length. 

  • 89p
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Laróse, St Emilion
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