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Château de Pressac Grand Cru Classé  2014 - Lot of 1 Bottle
Château de Pressac Grand Cru Classé  2014 - Lot of 1 Bottle Château de Pressac Grand Cru Classé  2014 - Lot of 1 Bottle

Château de Pressac Grand Cru Classé 2014

A very charming Saint-Emilion grand cru, which marvellously combines power and elegance. Anything else? Its very attractive price despite its privileged status as a Saint-Emilion cru classé.

  • - 5%from 6 Bottles €27,55 per unit
  • €29

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Lot Description: Château de Pressac Grand Cru Classé 2014

Lot description

  • Quantity 1 Bottle
  • Level:1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 good appearance
  • Origin: Producer
  • Recoverable VAT: Yes
  • Original Wooden Case: No
  • Custom Seal : no

Information about the wine

  • Country/Region: Bordeaux
  • Appellation/Wine: Saint-Émilion Grand Cru Classé
  • Classification: Grand Cru Classé
  • Producer/Owner: Jean-François et Dominique Quenin
  • Vintage: 2014
  • Color: Red
  • Grape variety: 72% Merlot, 14% Cabernet franc, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% carmenère, 1% pressac
  • Peak: à boire jusqu'en 2030
  • Service temperature (in °C): 16

Information about the producer

  • Viticulture: Sustainable farming
  • Size (in ha): 36
  • Intensity : Classic
  • Dominant aroma : Black fruit
  • Tasting occasion : Gastronomic wine
  • 100% destemmed, the harvest is vinified plot by plot. The wines are aged for 12 months in barriques, 65% of which are new. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pressac (= Malbec) and Carménère make up a complex register. We encounter notes of red and black fruit, spices and undergrowth. Its fine tannins and silky texture mean it has both good aging potential and can be enjoyed when young.

    The treaty marking the end of the Battle of Castillon, effectively ending the 100 Years War, was signed at Château de Pressac on 20 July 1453. The vineyard, consisting of a single block of vines, is planted on a limestone plateau which extends from Saint Emilion to Belvès de Castillon, 80 metres above the Garonne. It also includes some plots on the clay-limestone slopes. The domaine was purchased in 1997 by Jean-François and Dominique Quenin, who have made substantial investments in both the vineyard and the winery. The property also produces a very consistent second wine, Tour de Pressac.
    *The above information describes the wine and is not vintage specific.

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Further information

Rating
89-91/100Wine Advocate (Parker/Martin)
86-89 /100Wine Spectator
16/20Bettane & Desseauve
16/20Jancis Robinson
91-92 /100James Suckling
14/20RVF
89-92/100Vinous Antonio Galloni
89/100J.-M. Quarin
  • Service temperature16°
  • Peak A boire jusqu'en 2030

Tasting notes - Extract
"Coup de ♥ de l'année : Pressac 2014 se fait précieux et suave ; la chair dense est portée par des tanins particulièrement fins. Avec une recherche manifeste de suavité, il confirme en bouteille l'évolution stylistique des vins du château.", RVF 2017