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Chateau Sociando-Mallet

Derek - Sun, March 12, 2017

Château Sociando-Mallet

Haut-Médoc

2009

90 2018-30

The nose has sweet fruit the start of the palate ripe black cherry, cassis and dark chocolate mid depth rich and supple. There is a balancing freshness some underlying bramble but the back palate is fleshy the finish is still quite firm.

2007

88 2017-20

Sweet on the nose with quite a strong blackcurrant character but the start of the palate has bramble freshness. It fills out in the middle fair depth of flavour with fine tannins the back palate though is fresher lighter with bramble and bilberry on the finish.

2004

90 2017-22

Black fruits are to the fore the nose rich with a mix of blackcurrant and black cherry. Ripe and sweet fruited in middle there is a nice depth of flavour. It is lighter at the back but the finish has good depth with firm black cherry.

1996

89 2017-20

The nose has an autumn leaf charm with black fruits cassis and bramble. Although the start of the palate is light the mid palate is richer with a mix of sweet ripe fruits. The tannins support but are fine bramble freshness at the back the finish is long with autumn leaf maturity.

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