CHATEAU RAUZAN-SEGLA 2ieme Cru Classe Margaux 2016 Bottle/nc - NO DISCOUNT
Red Still Wine | France | Bordeaux | Margaux | 75cl
£89.95 / £1,079.40 case
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Closure Type: Cork
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
THE WINE ADVOCATE (Robert Parker) 95 - 97 points - Drink Date: 2022 - 2050
"The 2016 Rauzan-Segla (Rausan-Segla) is a blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 2% Petit Verdot picked between 20 September and 15 October at 45 hectoliters per hectare. The wine is being aged in 60% new oak for 18 months. It has 13.2% alcohol. It has a very powerful and intense bouquet with layers of blackberry, kirsch, cedar and a touch of mint. The palate is medium-bodied with plenty of fruit concentration: layers of ripe blackberry and boysenberry, segueing into what feels like a very spicy and peppery second half that seems to calm down and attain more nuance with aeration in the glass. It is a wonderful follow-up to the 2015 last year, although not quite with the same audacity and bravado. Tasted twice with consistent notes."