La Marzelle St-Emilion 2016

Cabernet/Bordeaux Blends from St-Émilion, Right Bank, Bordeaux, France
JD 94
14.0% ABV PRE-ARRIVAL
Item # 338016

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$64.95
750ml
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94 points Jeb Dunnuck: "From a vineyard next to Figeac, on the upper plateau (towards Pomerol) of Saint-Emilion, the 2016 Château La Marzelle reveals a saturated purple color as well as a smoking good bouquet of cassis, graphite, gravelly minerality, and background oak. Rich, full-bodied, and powerful on the palate, this is a brilliant wine. The blend is 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Cabernet Franc all brought up in new oak. It’s worth noting that this terroir had a poor reputation in the past but has been completely renovated by Jean-Luc Thunevin. Showing brilliantly on the two occasions I was able to taste it, readers should put this estate on the radar. Drink: 2020-2035. (2/28/19)"
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94 points Jeb Dunnuck: "From a vineyard next to Figeac, on the upper plateau (towards Pomerol) of Saint-Emilion, the 2016 Château La Marzelle reveals a saturated purple color as well as a smoking good bouquet of cassis, graphite, gravelly minerality, and background oak. Rich, full-bodied, and powerful on the palate, this is a brilliant wine. The blend is 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Cabernet Franc all brought up in new oak. It’s worth noting that this terroir had a poor reputation in the past but has been completely renovated by Jean-Luc Thunevin. Showing brilliantly on the two occasions I was able to taste it, readers should put this estate on the radar. Drink: 2020-2035. (2/28/19)"
Product SKU 338016
Producer La Marzelle
Country France
Region Bordeaux
SubRegion Right Bank
Appellation St-Émilion
Varietal Cabernet/Bordeaux Blends
Vintage 2016
Size 750ml
Color Red
Blend 80% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc
ABV 14.0%
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