Chateau Marsac Séguineau 2017, Margaux
Château Marsac Séguineau, Margaux A.O.C The superb vineyard of Marsac Séguineau covers 10 hectares in the heart of the Soussan commune. Since 2001, Château Marsac Séguineau and the neigbouring Château La Tour de Mons were acquired by the Credit Agricole Group (which also own the Pauillac Classified Growth, Ch. Grand Puy Ducasse) therefore sharing management and technical staff. Produced with the same care and attention as its neighbor. VINEYARD Varietals: 65% Merlot, 23% Cabernet Sauvignon and 12% Cabernet Franc Soil Garonnaises gravel, clay and limestone Size of the vineyard: 10 ha Age of the vine: 30 years Planting density: 8000 10000 vines/ha Average Yield: 45 50 hl/ha Harvest: by hand WINEMAKING Vinification: cold maceration in stainless steel vats plots by plots, malolactic fermentation in vats Aging: in French oak barrels for 12 months (25% new oak) Bottling: at the Château TASTING NOTES Dense aromas with notes of black currant and blueberry. The body is full with a good tannic grip and a nice acidity that gives the wine a fresh character. Spicy notes, well balanced with a nice and elegant finish.
Poggio alle Gazze dell’Ornellaia 2020
Poggio alle Gazze dell'Ornellaia owes its elegant Mediterranean style to the unique microclimate of the estate. This authentic gift of nature makes it possible to produce a wine, obtained mainly from Sauvignon Blanc grapes, which boasts a sumptuous structure and ripe fruity notes combined in a style of great elegance. Varietals: 65% Sauvignon Blanc, 22% Vermentino, 5% Viognier, 4% Verdicchio “With its classic bright straw yellow color, Poggio alle Gazze dell'Ornellaia 2020 expresses itself on the nose with a beautiful aromatic intensity: aromas of boxwood and white flowers, accompanied by notes of white peach, sage and aromatic herbs are released in the glass. When tasted, the wine fills the palate with elegance and determination, showing the right balance between acid freshness and density. The finish is lively, persistent and with a nice flavor. " "The grapefruit and white-peach character is very lively in this young white, with a zesty lemon undertone to it all. It’s medium-to full-bodied with crisp acidity and a flavorful finish. I keep thinking about oysters while I taste this! Bright and delicious sauvignon blanc. Drink now." - 93 points, James Suckling