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Château Meyney Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe 1996

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A Mirage of velvety fruit characters with black cherry and blackberry compote on a bed of vanilla and almonds. A well textured and balanced wine, the palate is silky smooth with a lingering chocolate filled finish.

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Snooth User: Sovereign89
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4.00 5
12/06/2008

Four glasses


External Reviews for Château Meyney Red Bordeaux Blend St. Estèphe

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Though not as rich as the 1989, the 1990 is still a fine effort from this perennial overachiever. It offers deep ruby/purple color, a fine nose of black fruits, herbs, and oak, ripe, generous, tannin-dominated flavors, good concentration, and a moderately long, tough finish. Anticipated maturity: 1996-2010.


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Layers of plum, cedar, berry and currant flavors make this complex and elegant, with supple tannins and pretty anise flavors on the aftertaste. Well balanced and tempting now, but can stand cellaring from 1994 to '99.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

This beautiful wine shows cassis, berry and citrus aromas and flavors, medium tannins and a long, crisp finish. Drink after 1996.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Slightly disappointing for Meyney, but still a pretty wine. Aromas of roses and berries follow through onto a medium-bodied palate. Tannins are medium to light, finish is short. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Spicy and earthy, with ripe berry aromas and flavors. medium body, with soft tannins.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Rich aromas of spices, berries, meat and earth. Medium-bodied, with velvety tannins and a fruity aftertaste. Slightly hollow midpalate. Best after 2000.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
05/18/2011

Aromas of sweet earth mineral and stone. Very pleasant to taste. Medium-bodied, with fine tannins. Best after 2005.


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A Mirage of velvety fruit characters with black cherry and blackberry compote on a bed of vanilla and almonds. A well textured and balanced wine, the palate is silky smooth with a lingering chocolate filled finish.

Dietary Information: Organic


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