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Château Valandraud 1999

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Parker : 90 / 100
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Tasted at the Valandraud vertical at the property, the 1999 Valandraud has a dark color and seems very youthful for its age. It is very concentrated and heady with copious dark cherry and blackcurrant fruit, a touch of camphor, crème de cassis and later, a hint of Japanese nori. The palate is medium-bodied with ripe, rounded black fruit. It has a sweet core of black fruit tinged with charcoal, moderate acidity, quite caressing in mouth albeit missing the complexity that I was hoping for. Perhaps it will develop a little more personality with bottle age, as there is good substance here. Tasted December 2016.
BordeauxSaint-Emilion
Alcohol
13.5

Grape varieties
Merlot/Cabernet Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon/Malbec/Carmenère

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Conventional viticulture

R. Gabriel
18

Vinous - A. Galloni
NM90

Wine Spectator
89

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Château Valandraud

Classification
Grand cru

Parker
90

Allergens
Contains sulphites