2015 Vieux Maillet

Vieux Maillet

90Average Score
Red
2023-2030
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Scores & Notes
Average Score
90
Drinking window
2023-2030
Critic Notes

Plenty of walnut and berry character. Medium to full body firm and silky tannins. Dark chocolate aftertaste. Mar 2016, www.JamesSuckling.com

Score: 91-92/100James Suckling

A pure, unadorned style, with fresh raspberry and damson plum notes that stretch out, underscored by singed apple wood. Remains fruit-driven overall. Mar 2016, James Molesworth, www.WineSpectator.com

Score: 89-92/100Wine Spectator

The 2015 Vieux Maillet is an attractive, if somewhat one-dimensional wine. Black cherry, plum, violet and mint notes abound. Even with all of its intensity, however, the 2015 retains lovely freshness, cut and verve. The mid-weight style is all about subtlety. Violet and plum notes add nuance on the finish, but once again it is the wine's freshness and energy that are most impressive for the way they balance the essentially fruit-driven style. Apr 2016, www.Vinous.com

Score: 89-92/100Antonio Galloni

Lifted nose. Both rich and racy. Dry finish. Just a bit too tough on the end. And a little weak in the mid palate. Apr 2016, www.JancisRobinson.com, Drink: 2023-2030

Score: 16-/20Jancis RobinsonDrinking Window: 2023-2030

The 2015 Vieux Maillet is medium garnet-purple in color with a nose of tar, rubber and scorched earth with black plums and blackberries plus a hint of garrigue. The palate is medium-bodied and just a little lean, with appealing freshness and purity. Feb 2018, www.robertparker.com

Score: 88-/100Lisa Perrotti-Brown
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Pomerol
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2023-2030
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Pomerol
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2023-2030
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