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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 …

Complex and concentrated notes of red and black fruits with a long, powerful finish.  WINEMAKER  Jacques Bertrand APPELLATION  Saint-Emilion Grand Cru GRAPE VARIETIES  70% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Clay-limestone soil DENSITY  6,500 vines per hectare VINIFICATION  The vinification takes place in stainless steel and concrete thermo-regulated vats. The wines are aged in oaks barrels for 12-15 months. ALCOHOL CONTENT  14.5% Technical Sheet PDF

The wine has great style and plenty of black-currant acidity as well as generous tannins. 91 Points and “Editor’s Choice” by Wine Enthusiast. WINEMAKER  Natalia Ostolska APPELLATION  Saint-Emilion GRAPE VARIETIES  75% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon TERROIR  Clay-limestone and sandy soils, the vines are between 20 and 35 years old. WINEMAKING  Cold maceration and quick pumpovers. FOOD PAIRING  Superb with grilled meats and soft cheese. ALCOHOL CONTENT  13.5% Technical Sheet PDF