La Closerie de Malescasse 2012 Haut-Médoc

The vineyard of Château Malescasse is ideally located on great soils between Margaux and Saint-Julien. Vinification is under supervision of Stéphane Derenoncourt, one of the most famous Grand Cru advisors in Bordeaux and each parcel is vinified independently in oak barrels, to respect the terroir as much as possible. La Closerie is the second wine of Château Malescasse, exhibiting fine aromas of red fruit, balance and a delicate freshness. A very nice wine to drink now!

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The vineyard of Château Malescasse is ideally located on great soils between Margaux and Saint-Julien. Vinification is under supervision of Stéphane Derenoncourt, one of the most famous Grand Cru advisors in Bordeaux and each parcel is vinified independently in oak barrels, to respect the terroir as much as possible. La Closerie is the second wine of Château Malescasse, exhibiting fine aromas of red fruit, balance and a delicate freshness. A very nice wine to drink now!

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château Malescasse
2012
Haut-Médoc
Bordeaux
Dry Red Wine
52% Cabernet Sauvignon
39% Merlot, 9% Cabernet Franc
1% Petit Verdot
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2020
1 hour before
16-18°C
Sunday Roast
 
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Soil
Vineyard
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Sand, gravel
36 hectares
34 years old
Manual
13%
10 months in French oak barrels
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15.5/20 "Aromas of red fruit jam, like the one from our Grandmother. Backcurrant, strawberry, liquorice are dancing around a delicate wooden touch. The palate gets traction with light tannins."

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88/100 "The juicy briar, anise and steeped plum notes are wound with a savory thread and backed by a lightly tarry finish." (previous vintage)

 

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