2015 Malescot St Exupery

Malescot St Exupery

93Average Score
Red
2017-2045
12x75cl
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3 Immediate | 12 Marketplace
£519.00
6x75cl
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2 Immediate | 0 Marketplace
£260.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
93
Drinking window
2017-2045
Critic Notes

The beauty in the fruit here is so impressive. Full body, super fine tannins. It’s very racy and incredibly long. Sexy and rich finish. Better than the legendary 2009? A blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot. Mar 2016, www.JamesSuckling.com

Score: 97-98/100James Suckling

Very lush and warm, with delicious plum and boysenberry fruit flowing easily over the well-integrated structure. Generous in feel, offering a lingering black tea note. Very suave. Mar 2016, James Molesworth, www.WineSpectator.com

Score: 93-96/100Wine Spectator

The 2015 Malescot-St-Exupery has an intriguing and complex bouquet with oyster shells and seaweed infusing the intense black fruit. It is certainly well defined with nicely integrated new oak. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp tannin, a keen thread of acidity, very pure and smooth in texture, gently unfolding towards the lightly spiced finish that lingers long in the mouth. This is a superb Margaux, surfeit with breeding and sophistication, though it will need 10-15 years in bottle. Apr 2016, www.eRobertParker.com, Drink: 2025-2045

Score: 93-95/100Neal MartinDrinking Window: 2025-2045

Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2015 Malescot St. Exupery is scented of chocolate-covered cherries, cassis and red plums with touches of earth and bay leaves. Medium to full-bodied with ripe, grainy tannins and plenty of expressive fruit, it finishes long and pure. Feb 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 94-/100Lisa Perrotti-Brown

The 2015 Malescot St. Exupéry is dense, powerful and rustic. Black cherry, smoke, leather, iron and dark spices hit the palate. Expansive, broad and juicy, the 2015 has more than enough depth to full out its broad shouldered frame. As it often is, the Malescot St. Exupéry is a bit rough around the edges, but time in bottle should take care of at least some of that. The 2015 finishes with lovely density and a blast of pure power. Michel Rolland consults. Tasted two times. Apr 2016, www.Vinous.com

Score: 92-95/100Antonio Galloni

A finesse of sweet lemon on the nose; very inviting. Pape Clément has achieved that difficult balance of keeping to the exotic and rich house style while still ploughing a seam of freshness. A very good wine. 50% Sauvignon Blanc, 40% Semillon, 10% Sauvignon Gris. Apr 2016, Jane Anson, www.Decanter.com, Drink: 2017-2028

Score: 93-/100DecanterDrinking Window: 2017-2028

Particularly glowing crimson. Light nose with some wildness about it. A hint of something animal! Distinctive wine that is a bit more daring than the average Margaux. Not the most tannic but very nicely balanced. Apr 2016, www.JancisRobinson.com, Drink: 2024-2038

Score: 17-/20Jancis RobinsonDrinking Window: 2024-2038

Tasting note coming soon. Apr 2016, www.TimAtkin.com

Score: 89-/100Tim Atkin
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Margaux
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2017-2045
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Margaux
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
13%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2017-2045
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