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It revels in ripe juicy Merlot while keeping a sense of style and elegance. Produced by the Malet-Roquefort family, owners since 1705, the wine has some firm tannins while never losing sight of the generous black fruits. Drink from 2022. 93 Points by Wine Enthusiast – Cellar Selection WINEMAKER  Stephane Derenoncourt APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  75% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Limestone plateau with clay layers and green marls, hillside with Fronsac molasse and foot of the hillside with deep carbonates sands. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  The work in the plots of Clos is equal to the actions in the parcels for the …

Impressive levels of red, blue and black fruits as well as some toasty oak and crushed rock. The acidity in this vintage provide freshness and precision. Plenty of tannin, so give it 4-6 years of cellaring and drink it over the following 25-30 years. 95 Points by The Wine Advocate WINEMAKER  Stephane Derenoncourt APPELLATION  Bordeaux GRAPE VARIETIES  80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc TERROIR  Limestone plateau with clay layers and green marls, hillside with Fronsac molasse and foot of the hillside with deep carbonates sands. CULTURE & VINIFICATION  Each plot is worked individually to extract the best expression of its terroir. Gentle pumping …

Since the beginning of the 17th century, the Malet Roquefort family has lived in Saint-Emilion. The estate of Saint Emilion has been one of the Premiers Grands Crus Classés – official list was first drawn up in 1954. Count Léo de Malet Roquefort inherited the family property in 1958. Early in life, his son Alexandre de Malet Roquefort was drawn by his passion for this terroir and has never stopped working to reveal the splendor of the Château La Gaffelière estate. With the same passion, father and son worked together to improve and enhance the vineyard, combining ancestral methods and modern …