2016 Siaurac


91Average Score
0 Immediate | 403 Marketplace
0 Immediate | 16 Marketplace
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This is the second vintage where this has been entirely biodynamic under Latour tutelage. These are good, bright and pliable tannins, and the fruit is extremely dark with good spice through the palate. I really like the cut herbs on the nose. This is a wine that has improved over recent years and is really one to watch. Apr 2017, www.decanter.com, Drink: 2023-2038

Score: 92-/100DecanterDrinking Window: 2023-2038

A dense and fruity wine with blackberry, licorice and mineral character. Solid center palate of fruit and tannins here. Fascinated to watch its development. Mar 2017, www.jamessuckling.com

Score: 91-92/100James Suckling

One of the sleepers of the vintage, the 2016 Siaurac is a gorgeous, racy Lalande de Pomerol endowed with tons of class and personality. Silky and voluptuous, but not at all overdone, the 2016 finds a super-appealing stylistic middle ground that captures plenty of intensity in both aromas and flavors. Blue/purplish fruit overtones, lavender, herbs and mint shade into the persistent, nuanced finish. Tasted three times. Apr 2017, www.vinous.com

Score: 89-92/100Antonio Galloni

Light charcoal and melted licorice hints weave amid a core of gently steeped plum and blackberry fruit. Offers a fresh, supple finish. Apr 2017, James Molesworth, www.winespectator.com

Score: 88-91/100Wine Spectator

Firm bright crimson. Very zesty and fresh on the nose. Not that much tannin. Pretty. Gamey energy comes pounding out of the glass. Very sweet start and obviously polished tannins and good quality oak. Round initially with rather sandy tannins on the end. Tasted again on 2 April from a sample taken on 28 February: Very zesty and fresh on the nose. Round and sweet. Not that much tannin. Pretty. Apr 2017, www.jancisrobinson.com, Drink: 2022-2032

Score: 16-/20Jancis RobinsonDrinking Window: 2022-2032
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Lalande de Pomerol
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