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Château Malescot Saint-Exupéry 3ème Grand Cru Classé  2006 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château Malescot Saint-Exupéry 3ème Grand Cru Classé 2006

A quintessential Margaux appellation wine; distinguished, dense and silky, with excellent ageing potential.

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Lot Description: Château Malescot Saint-Exupéry 3ème Grand Cru Classé 2006

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
  • Origin: Private individual
  • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
  • Recoverable VAT: No
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : yes
  • Alcohol percentage : 13 %

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Margaux
  • Classification: 3ème Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Jean-Luc Zuger
  • Vintage: 2006
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 5% Petit verdot, 10% Cabernet franc
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Conventional
  • Size (in ha): 25
  • Volume: 120000 bottles
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • The neighbor of Margaux produces a superb wine, one of the finest of the appellation. It is now consistent. The mouth shows a superb concentration, with very fine tannins. A wine that requires between 8 and 20 years of maturing to be at its summit.

    The name of this property is taken from two former owners: Malescot and Saint Exupéry, the grandfather of the famous aviator-writer. Château Malescot Saint Exupéry adjoins part of Château Margaux's vineyard. The soil in the vineyard consists of Pyrenean gravel. After a period of producing relatively disappointing wines between 1960 and 1980, the current owners focused their efforts on improving quality. From the beginning of the 1990s, the wines, with aromas of red fruit, have become richer and more intense, and have been more consistent. They are also now refined, offering a more delicate body.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

Rating
90/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
92/100Wine Spectator
16.5/20 (2009)Bettane & Desseauve
16,5/20Jancis Robinson
16,5/20RVF
87/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak -