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2018 Chateau de Sales, Pomerol, France (750ml)

2018 Chateau de Sales, Pomerol, France (750ml)

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WINEMAKER'S NOTES:

Château de Sales, the first wine of the estate, embodies the complexity and refinement of its terroir. A wine to be aged, it is made from rigorously selected grapes with a majority of Merlot. Château de Sales is matured for 12 months in oak barrels, 15-20% of which are renewed each year. The wines are bottled at the Château about 18 months after the harvest.

TASTING NOTES:

Deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 De Sales rocks up with expressive blackberries and black cherries notes with an undercurrent of tilled soil, truffles and mossy bark. Medium to full-bodied, it has a solid structure of ripe, rounded tannins and impressive freshness, finishing with bright black fruit layers.

- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 93 pts. 

A soft, juicy red with a creamy texture to the tannins. Berry, cherry, light cedar and almond flavors. Pretty and balanced. Try after 2024.

- James Suckling, 92 pts. 

Technical director Vincent Montigaud has managed this vintage well, making an accessible Sales that has fairly full-on tannins at this early stage, with traces of bitterness through the finish, but met step for step by blueberry and cassis fruits. Drinking Window 2023 - 2036

- Decanter, 91 pts. 


Type: Wine
Tags: 2018, 750ml, Bordeaux, Bordeaux Blend, Bordeaux Blend Red, France, GMC, Pomerol, Rated, Red, Red Bordeaux, Wine,

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