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Château Valandraud 2016

£1,100 Incl. VAT & DP£1,010 Incl. VAT & DP £168.33 / Unit
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Chateau Valandraud 2016: A fine Saint-Emilion

Classified 1st Growth Class B from Saint-Emilion. The vineyard of 7.15 hectares planted on clay-limestone soil. On average, the plants are 30 years old. Wine from Chateau Valandraud is aged in new barrels for 24-36 barrels. The 2016 vintage is a blend of 90% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc and 3% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Chateau Valandraud 2016 has a bouquet with mineral aspects, due to the clay and limestone soil on the property. The wine is tasty, and has fantastic, fleshy tannins. Chateau Valandraud has a candied finish. This wine will reach its peak potential in a few years. 

Parker : 96+ / 100
J. Robinson : 17 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The deep garnet-purple colored 2016 Valandraud packs a wallop on the nose with bombastic scents of baked black plums, cherry compote, coffee beans and licorice plus hints of hoisin, cedar chest and sautéed herbs. Full-bodied, rich and decadent in the mouth, it has a firm frame of grainy tannins and a fantastically long finish.
BordeauxSaint-Emilion
Alcohol
14.5

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

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Sustainable

J. Robinson
17

J. Suckling
98

Vinous - A. Galloni
97

Wine Spectator
96

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Libournais

Area
Bordeaux

Appellation
Saint-Emilion

Color
Red

Producer
Château Valandraud

Classification
1er grand cru classé "B"

Parker
96+

Allergens
Contains sulphites

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