Château Macquin 2014 - Saint-Georges-Saint-Emilion

Saint-Georges-Saint-Emilion is one of the smallest appellations in Bordeaux - less than 20 estates - and one of the oldest wine areas in France. As a result these wines are pretty confidential! The vineyards enjoy significant elevation and slopes, a very nice environment for quality wines. Château Macquin was a great discovery to us - and probably the best value wine in this week's selection. Boasting an intense nose with blackcurrant, raspberry and cinnamon notes, this is a supple and concentrated wine with ripe, silky tanins. A top pick for this kind of price!

  

12 Bottles available

£ 13.95 tax incl.

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grapes
Château Macquin
2014
AOC Saint-Georges-Saint-Emilion
Bordeaux
Dry Red wine
80% Merlot
20% Cabernet Sauvignon
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2022
1 hour before, ideally decanted
16-18°C
Beef lasagna, veal escalope
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  Oak Oak Scale Red Wine  
Soil
Vineyard
Farming
Vines
Yield
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay & limestone
31 ha
Organic (Certified)
45 years old
40 hl/ha
Mechanical
13%
12 months in oak barrel for 1/3rd of the wine
  Complexity Complexity Scale Red Wine
Expert.png What experts say
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Gold Medal at Concours Général Agricole de Paris

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89/100 "This has a dark, dense core of bramble, currant paste and fig preserves, all framed by lively roasted apple wood and anise notes. The racy finish showcases the graphite edge of the vintage. Drink now through 2019. – JM"

87/100 "Ripe fruit, sweet tannins and soft texture mark this wine. It's full, ripe and lightly structured. An attractive wine for its black fruit and forward character." (previous vintage)

 

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