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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Sociando-Mallet

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

Haut Médoc

Grape Variety:

Cab Sauvignon Merlot

Château Sociando Mallet, Haut Médoc, 2016

3x1.5L £145.00

3 cases Equiv. £48.33 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Jean Gautreau's Sociando Mallet is capable of producing beautiful, long term wines. It is said that his terroir in the northern Medoc overlooking the Gironde is similar to that of Montrose and Latour. The 2016 is a blockbuster with a bouquet of brooding minerals, inky black fruit, violets and minerals. Very noir! Packed with blackcurrants, dark hedgerow fruit, olallieberry and spice. This is deep, intense, vibrant and poised with a serious tannic profile. A very dark and grown up Sociando!

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