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Chateau Sociando-Mallet 2017

Bordeaux - Haut-Medoc - Red - 13°
Chateau Sociando-Mallet 2017
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The Power and Structure of a First Wine from Haut-Medoc

With its unusual name and style, Chateau Sociando-Mallet is one of the most beautiful wines of the Haut-Medoc appellation.

The strength of this beautiful property on the Left Bank of Bordeaux, near Pauillac, lies in its exceptional terroir. The vineyard overlooking the Gironde estuary is located on the hilltop of Baleyron, made up of gravel from Güntzian ice age, upon a deep clay-limestone subsoil.

The soul of Chateau Sociando-Mallet wines comes from this mosaic of terroirs and is enhanced by the daily attention given to both the vines and the specific vinifications, conducted under the watchful eye of consulting oenologist Michel-Bernard Couasnon.

The Chateau Sociando-Mallet 2017 is the emblematic wine of the house, revealing the authenticity and strength of its terroir of origin in a blend dominated by Merlot (55%), complemented by Cabernet Sauvignon (40%) and Cabernet Franc (5%).

Neither classified nor bourgeois, this wine will nevertheless seduce lovers of Haut-Medoc in search of authenticity.

Parker : 85 / 100
J. Suckling : 93 / 100
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2017 Sociando-Mallet gives aromas of fragrant earth, herbs and spice cake with a cassis, kirsch and boysenberries core. The palate is medium-bodied, chewy and lean with a rustic finish.
BordeauxHaut-Medoc
Alcohol
13

Grape varieties
Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc

Environment
Sustainable

Decanter
90

J. Robinson
16

J. Suckling
93

Vinous - A. Galloni
91

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Medoc

Region
Bordeaux

Appellation
Haut-Medoc

Color
Red

Producer
Chateau Sociando-Mallet

On Special
No

Parker
85

Allergens
Contains sulfites

On Special
No

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