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1996 Sociando-Mallet Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - Haut Medoc - Red

France - Bordeaux - Haut Medoc

Red Bordeaux Blend
JR 17
IWC 90
WA 90
WS 90
Drink Dates
Comm: 1998-2012 WA: 2007-2020 WS: 2001+
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750ml $79.95

IWC 90
Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 84

Dark purple-ruby. Roasted nose combines blackberry, espresso and licorice. Large-scaled, mouthfilling and impressively deep; boasts terrific intensity and sweetness. Very long, ripely tannic finish. The estate has high hopes for its '98, but it hard to believe it will surpass this wine.

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JR 17
Source Jancis Robinson
Drink Dates 2010-2025

Harvest date 23 Sep-8 Oct; yield 65.1 hl/ha; vineyard area 56.48 haDeep crimson - looks very healthy and nuanced. Heady and almost medicinal on the nose. Very fresh and lively. Most appetising and succulent. Not overdone - just what you want of young claret. This is the first vintage (since 1969 tasted to the present) that doesn't seem quite ready yet. Great balance in lively key.

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WA 90
Source Wine Advocate
Issue 122
Drink Dates 2007-2020

A classic Sociando-Mallet, this wine boasts a saturated purple color, as well as an intense nose of cassis liqueur, chocolate, and minerals. Dense and medium-bodied, with outstanding purity, and high tannin, this beautifully made wine is better than many classified growths.

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WS 90
Source Wine Spectator
Drink Dates 2001+

Dark-colored, with vanilla, spice and smoky fruit flavor. Medium-bodied, with firm tannins and a silky texture. A stylish wine, showing spicy character. Sociando did the business this year. 22,400 cases made.

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Author Harmon David
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 12/11/2013

Noticed oxidation while using Coravin over about 5 weeks.

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Author jmjl
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.444%
Tasted On 01/02/2012
Drink Dates 1998-2012

Had with Alain/Louise with a roast beef. Unfortunately roast was well done but still very tender. Wine was still good and would rate at 91.

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Author Dnadoc00
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.857%
Tasted On 05/28/2010
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