Chateau Le Prieuré Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé 2006


This Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé from Chateau Le Prieuré is a blend of 80% merlot and 20% cabernet franc.  It's an elegant style of Saint-Émilion, with aromatics of chocolate, plums, earth and stems.  The palate starts with shortish length but builds to medium length with air.  Some stemmy tannins show through with time too and add interest to typical flavours of plums, blackcurrant and earth.  This is a very balanced and elegant wine that is ready to drink now.

Rating: Good, Abv: 13.5%, Price: $30s, Vendors: http://www.wine-searcher.com/, Website: http://www.baronneguichard.com, Tasted: 2014
Bordeaux
May 2, 2014
0

Featured post

IMW Annual Bordeaux tasting - 2013 vintage

Held in Sydney by the Institute of Masters of Wine on the weekend, this was …

Popular Posts

Mission Hill Family Estate Compendium Okanagan Valley 2014

Mission Hill have fashioned an outstanding cabernet blend here from the Okan…

Exclusive/small production winery mailing lists

Well executed mailing lists provide benefits to consumer and winery alike.  …

La Demoiselle de Sociando-Mallet Haut-Médoc 2000

From the very good 2000 vintage in Bordeaux, La Demoiselle is the second win…