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Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne 2015

Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne 2015
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A dense Saint-Emilion red wine with character

The Chateau Grand Corbin Despagne is a Grand Cru Classe of Saint-Emilion nearby to Pomerol whose vineyard covers an area of 28.79 hectares. The grapes are harvested manually and they are sorted successively 5 times. The blend is 75% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Franc and 1% Cabernet Sauvignon.

At tasting, one can see a ruby color showing a beautiful depth while revealing purple-toned reflections. On the nose, the Chateau Grand Corbin Despagne 2015 offers fruity aromas, almost like aged jam. On the palate, we can notice a wine of great flexibility and a pleasant velvetiness with notably ripe fruit fragrances. Tannins are present. The refined finish extends into a lengthy, savory voyage. It is deep wine full of character.

Parker : 91+ / 100
J. Suckling : 93 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Medium to deep garnet-purple in color, the 2015 Grand Corbin-Despagne has gorgeous purity of crushed black cherries and blackberries on the nose with hints of fragrant earth, roses and menthol plus a waft of unsmoked cigars. The medium-bodied palate is firm with energetic fruit, a lively backbone and a long, earthy finish.
BordeauxSaint-Emilion
Alcohol
14

Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Organic

Decanter
91

J. Robinson
16,5

J. Suckling
93

Vinous - A. Galloni
91

Wine Spectator
90

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Grand Corbin-Despagne

Classification
Grand cru classe

Parker
91+

Allergens
Contains sulfites

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