Château Sociando Mallet 2002 - Lot of 1 Bottle
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Château Sociando Mallet 2002

  • Black fruit
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Wine for ageing
  • Color:Red
  • 12.50% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Classic

Although declassified, this Médoc comes from one of the finest terroirs in Bordeaux and should not be missed! More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 marked label, 1 very slightly damaged label, 1 slightly damaged capsule
  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Haut Médoc
  • Producer/Owner: Jean Gautreau
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Château Sociando Mallet serve at a temperature of 16°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Pot au feu d'agneau ou de canard, Rognons flambés au cognac, Entrecôtes marchand de vin.

Peak: Drink until 2025

  • Vintage score: 13/20
  • What the experts say...

    "Ce vin austère, étonnamment peu évolué, mais prometteur du fait de sa belle concentration, est un classique, vinifié sans compromission. Vêtu d'un pourpre soutenu, il exhale un nez de minéral, de crème de cassis, de cerise et de pierre concassée. Moyennement corsé, très dense, il est (...) très tannique et fort peu évolué." Source : R. Parker (09/03)

    Lot presentation
    Château Sociando Mallet

    Cuvée presentation

    The wines have a remarkably dark colour, and present powerful aromas of raspberries and toast. Concentrated and full-bodied in their youth, they become magnificently rich and supple with age, with a capacity to keep for a good twenty years. A duck casserole or kidneys flambéed with cognac would be a marriage made in heaven...

    Information about domainSociando Mallet

    Château Sociando Mallet takes its name from the 17th century owner, Monsieur Sociando, with Madame Mallet adding her name when she purchased the property in the 19th century. The château subsequently changed hands several times, before it had the good fortune to be bought by Jean Gautreau in 1969. Since then, with every vintage, Château Sociando Mallet has provided proof that it deserves a place among the best of the appellation's properties, although it has currently been left on the sidelines of the classification systems: having for a long time been ranked among the elite of the Crus Bourgeois du Médoc, in 2003 the owner refused to participate in the revision of the classification, believing – perhaps rightly – that the wine deserved to be ranked instead as a Cru Classé. An exceptional Graves terroir – as the name of the lieu-dit of origin, Terres Nobles, indicates – stringent harvesting and sorting by hand, long aging in new oak barrels; all lead to expectations of a great wine… and this is confirmed on tasting.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 marked label, 1 very slightly damaged label, 1 slightly damaged capsule
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Wine cabinet
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case: No
    • French customs seal: no
    • Alcohol percentage: 12.50 %
    • Country/Region: Bordeaux
    • Appellation/Wine: Haut Médoc
    • Producer/Owner: Jean Gautreau
    • Vintage: 2002
    • Color: Red
    • Peak: Drink until 2025
    • Service temperature: 16°
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 58
    • Volume: 350000 bottles
    • Intensity: Classic
    • Dominant aroma: Black fruit
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 10% Cabernet franc, 5% Petit verdot,
    Château Sociando Mallet
    Château Sociando Mallet

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