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  • Sociando Mallet - Haut Medoc 2016 750ml

Sociando Mallet - Haut Medoc 2016 750ml

88 SGD
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Vintage
2016
Type
Red Wine
Format
750ml
Rating
Robert Parker 94
Description

The 2016 Sociando-Mallet has a refulgent purple/black color. It has a very intense and rich, you might say "ambitious" bouquet with layers of small black cherries, blueberry and a touch of sloes, less tertiary than previous vintages and certainly more opulent. The palate is medium-bodied with juicy ripe tannin that almost disguise the firm structure underneath. I admire the completeness of this Sociando-Mallet, the neatly embroidered new oak and the freshness on the finish. The 2015 Sociando-Mallet did not fire on all cylinders last year, but this 2016 is totally convincing. It comes highly recommended as one of the best wines produced at this estate in the northern Médoc. This is an outstanding wine from Mon. Gartreau.

Character
Body
 
Light Bold
Taste
 
Dry Sweet
Aromatics
 
Reserved Intense
  • Berries
    Flavours may include:
    Blackberry, Raspberry, Strawberry
  • Dried Fruits
    Flavours may include:
    Prune, Fig, Raisin
  • Floral
    Flavours may include:
    Rose, Violet, Elderflower
  • Toast
    Flavours may include:
    Toast, Coffee, Smoke
Pivēne's Words
An icon in the Haut Medooc region
Pivēne's Words
Drink Guide
Appreciating wine can be enhanced even further if its stored and served correctly.

Wine, for the most part, is a peculiar beverage and everything form the way the bottle is stored, to the way its opened; the way the cork is pulled, the decanter thats used and the glass its served in, can have an immense effect on the outcome.

The sommeliers of PIVENE recommend the following for how to get the best out of this wine;

How to Enjoy

Glassware
Bordeaux
Serving Temperature
16°C to 18°C
Decant Time
Ready to Drink
Decant Type
Not Applicable
Food Pairings
Beef, Lamb, Mushroom, Pork, Vegetarian
Cuisine Recommendations
Chinese, French, Indian, Thai

Sociando Mallet - Haut Medoc 2016 750ml

88 SGD

Sociando Mallet - Haut Medoc 2016 750ml