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Chateau Maucaillou 2018

Chateau Maucaillou 2018
$360 a case of 12 Bottles (750ML) | $30 / Unit
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    The complexity of a fruit-forward and balanced Moulis en Medoc

    The grand vin of Chateau Maucaillou expresses the typicality of the Moulis en Medoc appellation in what was a beautiful vintage for Bordeaux.

    Located on the left bank of Bordeaux, Chateau Maucaillou expands over a vineyard of 66 hectares in great Guntz gravel and clay-limestone soils.

    With plenty of significant climatic contrasts, 2018 nevertheless marks the birth of an exceptional vintage. At Chateau Maucaillou, the harvest was spread over 3 weeks in order to pick each grape varietal and plot at the right time. The harvest gave lower yields than usual and smaller fruit.

    The Chateau Maucaillou 2018 is made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (50%) and Merlot (50%). A great success for the property, the Chateau Maucaillou 2018 presents the profile of a vintage with a brilliant complexity and very pure fruit. The balanced palate offers a deliciously creamy and tasty texture. A great red grand vin from Moulis en Medoc, bearing the signature style of Chateau Maucaillou.

    Parker : 87-89+ / 100
    J. Suckling : 90-91 / 100
    Wine Advocate-Parker :
    Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Maucaillou bursts from the glass with notions of plum preserves, baked blueberries and blackcurrant cordial with underlying violets and licorice scents plus a touch of forest floor. Full-bodied, firm and chewy in the mouth, it is packed with earth-laced muscular fruit and finishes just a little firm.
    BordeauxMoulis
    Alcohol
    13.5

    Grape varieties
    Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot

    Dessert wine
    No

    Environment
    Sustainable

    J. Robinson
    15

    J. Suckling
    90-91

    Vinous - A. Galloni
    NM87-89

    Country
    France

    Wine certification
    AOC

    Vineyard
    Medoc

    Region
    Bordeaux

    Appellation
    Moulis

    Color
    Red

    Producer
    Chateau Maucaillou

    Parker
    87-89+

    Allergens
    Contains sulfites

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