Superb buy, one of the best of the pre-revamp Nenin's. The vinyard was erratic for the last 30 years pre-buyout, but this was a winner. Dark, unctious, mysterious depth and complexity normally only seen in the 300+ quid a bottle set.
I have just openedthis bottle and waswonderfully impressed. The wine is in excellent condition and is everything a good pomerol should be. Smooth, long on the tongue with excellent afternotes. The colour is also suprisingly good for a 41 year old wine. Top class.
External Reviews for Château Nenin Red Bordeaux Blend Pomerol
75% merlot, 25% cabernet franc. 25-hectare estate on gravel and clay, vines average 25 to 30 years in age. The 2011 displays a pretty, translucent purple-violet color in the glass. Somewhat muted bouquet, but the potential is there with a faint clay-... Neil Mechanic. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Nenin 750ml
A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2006 Nenin 750ml
An outstanding red wine with complex structure, full body, mineral notes, and a long finish.
Not surprisingly given the ownership by the Delon family (who also own Las Cases), Nenin always has a Medoc structure super-imposed on the ripe Merlot (75% of the blend, with the balance Cabernet Franc). The strong 2005 exhibits notes of sweet black ... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Nenin 750ml
This is rich and powerful with seamless tannins and wonderful fruit. Full-bodied, with lots going on and a long, long finish. Gorgeous. Lots of fruit and toasted, smoky oak. This is very close to classic. Wine Spectator. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2005 Nenin 750ml
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