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  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035
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Vintage 2022

Bordeaux 2022 vintage will stay in the memory of the world of wine as the exceptional vintage which kept a lot of surprises. The year started well with bud break at a normal date, so the frost in early April did not too much damage. The flowering started in mid-May and in optimal conditions. June brought stormy rains which were able to partially reconstitute de water reserves of the soil, however hail fell locally with sometimes very important damages. The fruit  set took place a hydric limited context, which determines the small size of the berries. Veraison begun in mid-July in hot and dry conditions. August was hot however it kept a contrast of day and night temperatures, therefore the conditions for ripening the grapes were perfect. The white wines were harvested at a historically early date already in August. Also the reds were harvested very early at the beginning of September. Good news for the noble sweet wines: botrytis developed thanks to rain in early October and resulted in wines of great purity. 

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Dark purple colour with violet hue and black core. Elegant nose with ripe blackberries, sweet elderberries, hints of blackcurrant jelly, discreet spiciness and hints of vanilla. On the palate well structured with ripe yet firm tannins, juicy fruit, discreet "sweetness", a wine with freshness and very good length. 

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Pessac-Léognan, Bordeaux

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