Sociando Mallet

Sociando Mallet

Selection: Red

Vintage: 2006

Score: 89

Drink: 2016-2026

Price: $345.31 excl. GST

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Size 3000ml
Format Bottle
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  • Tasting Notes

Description

Tasted blind at Farr Vintners’ 2006 tasting, the 2006 Chateau Sociando Mallet displayed a lifted and sprightly bouquet with black fruit, scorched earth, fresh mint and smoky aromas – quasi-Pauillac in style. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin and a keen line of acidity, fresh in the mouth with a saline tincture towards the composed finish. There is impressive freshness here, not overly complex for sure, but it conveys energy. Drink now and over the next decade. Tasted April 2016.

– Neal Martin, Robertparker.com, Score: 89

 

Bright ruby-red. Currant, black cherry, licorice, pepper, fresh herbs and a mineral component on the nose. Muscular, slightly inky and penetrating, but not at all an outsized wine for Sociando in spite of its lurking power. Finishes youthfully tight, even a bit tough, with plenty of tongue-dusting tannins and a peppery element. This has put on weight since the last time I tasted it and may yet gain in sweetness with five or six years of bottle aging.

– Stephen Tanzer, Vinous.com, Score: 89+

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