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Château Maucaillou 2016

Bordeaux - Moulis - Red - 13.5° Château Maucaillou Château Maucaillou 2016 1464/16
  • Parker : 90-92
  • J. Robinson : 16

Château Maucaillou 2016: a Moulis of great depth

The Château Maucaillou is a red wine produced in the Moulis-en-Médoc appellation. It comes from a 74-hectare vineyard. With an average age of over 30-years-old, the vines are mainly planted on Günz gravel, as well as clay-limestone soil. The wine is aged in barrels (40% in new barrels, 40% with one wine and 20% with two wines). The 2016 Château Maucaillou is made from a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 37% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot.

At Château Maucaillou, the 2016 vintage climatic conditions were marked with rainy winter, making it possible for the vines to build water reserves, and a fairly favourable spring with a lovely flowering of the vines. Summer was hot and dry. The harvest finally took place from October 7 to 27.

The Château Maucaillou 2016 develops red fruit, black fruit and forest floor aromas with pleasant empyreumatic notes (tobacco). It is medium-bodied on the palate with oaky flavours. The Château Maucaillou 2016 is a wine of great depth on the finish, revealing even a subtle spicy aftertaste.

This comment is mainly intended to describe a given moment of the general profile of the wine. Note that over time, the wine may have other organoleptic qualities since it may evolve in bottle.



Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2016 Maucaillou has a well-defined, tertiary, sous-bois scented bouquet that unfolds in the glass but resolutely remains classic in style, revealing pleasant tobacco scents with time. The palate is medium-bodied with a bit of new oak showing its hand on the entry. That will need to be assimilated during élevage. But there is commendable depth towards the finish that has a subtle spiciness on the aftertaste. Tasted twice, the second time attested to improvement in bottle and I think it will continue that trajectory during its barrel maturation.
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SG$ 127.36
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SGD 432.6 Millesima In stock

Millesima offers Château Maucaillou, purchased exclusively from their producing estates. In stock in our cellars in Bordeaux in their original case from the Château or Estate.

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