Sexy, fresh, rich, opulent and refined, this is Pomerol at its most seductive. The fruits are drenched in chocolate and you'll quickly find truffle, smoke, licorice, flowers and dark, black cherries. With velvety tannins, concentration and depth of flavor, this wine delivers a long attention grabbing finish. And this is a good thing as this is a wine you don't want to lose sight of. Made from blending 83% Merlot and 17% Cabernet Franc and reaching 14% alcohol, the harvest took place September 19 to October 4. Yields were lower than usual at 32 hectoliters per hectare. You need to know that on my initial taste I loved the wine and thought it was the equal of the brilliant 2016 but I went back three times and each subsequent tasting was better than the last. This could top the 2016!
Rebsorte: Merlot, Cabernet Franc
Wine Advocate (Robert Parker): 98/100
James Suckling: 97/100
Alkoholgehalt: 14,5% Vol.
Allergenhinweis: Enthält Sulfite
Abfüller, Importeur: Château La Conseillante
SC des Héritiers Nicolas
130 Rue de Catusseau