An exceptional old vine blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc from St Emilion Grand Cru next to a very favourable, fast draining and well-exposed site. Beautifully rich and full with good black cherry fruit, cassis and chocolate flavours. Excelling structure and very much ready to drink now. Th..
Château Valandraud have consistently impressed critics due to their high quality, and due to their relatively short supply, they are almost always in high demand. You can find lots of French earthiness in this wine which still shows very good fruit. From one of the exceptional vintag..
Notes of plum and dark berries on the nose. The palate is broad with delicious plum flavours. The malbec adds lucious tannins and the merlot softens the structure. The finish is long with hints of spice. ..
Deep, dark, brooding, tightly-wound fruits of the forest. Intense explosion of flavour – incredible
concentration and very, very long. Crunchy mineral and tannic structure – extremely primary but very
exciting to taste. A full-throttle wine but not without charm; the oak is present but..
Intoxicating, vibrant nose of crushed raspberry, white pepper and mint. Such precision and refinement on the palate, with notes of kirsch, grilled herbs and lavender. Fine tannins, with great refinement this is built to last. This generosity pursues us all the very to the very long finish, its ..
"A elegant and refined red with plum, berry, cedar and hazelnut. Full body, with fine tannins and a clean and pretty finish. 69% malbec, 21% cabernet sauvignon and rest petit verdot. Needs about three to four years to soften. Very much like the 2006 in style". 96 Points James Suck..