2015 Maillet, Pomerol (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1255402 97-98 points James Suckling

 This is really incredible with so much fruit and structure. Tannic and rich. Mind-blowing. Almost pure Merlot and amazing for it. Half a hectare and 6,000 bottles made. 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. Wow.  (4/2016)

89-91 points Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 The 2015 Maillet is deep in color. The nose offers macerated dark cherries intermingling with vanilla and blueberries that is powerful, if missing the delineation of some of the top Pomerol crus. The palate is full-bodied with grainy tannin. There is a lot of extraction here, a little coarse in texture with dense black cherries and mulberry on the finish. Not a bad Pomerol by any means, although it does miss some sophistication and breeding. (NM)  (4/2016)

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- A very popular red grape variety found in the great wines of St. Emilion and Pomerol. It is the most planted variety in Bordeaux, and it has also become an extremely fashionable red in many regions including California. Although it has a reputation to be smooth, and easy to drink when young, Merlot is also capable of producing extremely intense wines as well. It is often used as a blending agent with Cabernet Sauvignon.


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