Chateau Sociando-Mallet Haut-Medoc 2014

88.00 SGD -11%

78.00 SGD

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Sommelier's Notes

Château Sociando Mallet is the maker of this 2014 Château Sociando Mallet, a red wine from the region of Haut-Médoc with the best merlot, cabernet sauvignon and cabernet franc grapes from the 2014 vintage and shows an alcoholic content of 12%. The 2014 Château Sociando Mallet is the ideal red to combine with Game and red meat.


Vinification and ageing: Handpicking from September 23rd to October 11th, in small crates with manual sorting of the grapes before and after de-stemming. Traditional vinification in temperature-controlled stainless steel and lined concrete vats. Pumping over, rack and return.


Vatting period: 30 days. Malolactic fermentation in vats, without the addition of malolactic bacteria. Ageing in 85% new French oak barrels for 12 months. Racking every 6 months. No fining. No filtration.  


Age of the vine: 40 years


Awards:

Drinks&Co users rate this red wine with 4 out of 5 points

Robert Parker: 90.

Wine Spectator : 89-92

Decanter : 90

René Gabriel : 17

Bettane-Desseauve : 16

Gault&Millau : 16/17

La Revue des Vins de France : 16 /16.5

Jean-Marc Quarin 15.5 

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REGION: Bordeaux
Appellation: Haut-Médoc
Region: Bordeaux
Estate: Château Sociando Mallet
Grapes: 60% Merlot, 37% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Cabernet Franc
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Specifications
Dark red to rim
Pleasant mix of cassis/dark fruits, pencil shavings, moist earth, tobacco, leafy greens.
Medium body, crisp acidity, fresh fruit, moderate tannins. No tertiary complexity yet. Fun to drink, promises more to come with further aging.
16 C
Game and red meat
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