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Chateau Sociando-Mallet Balthazar 2011

Member Review by rospo:

• CHF 179.00 • Cépages : 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot et 5% Cabernet Franc • Région : Bordeaux • Appellation : Haut-Médoc AOC Cru Bourgeois • Couleur : Rouge • Nature du sol : 2/3 de graves sur sous-sols-argilo-calcaire • Culture : Traditionnelle • Vinification : levures indigènes, cuvaison de 25 jours • Elevage : 100% barriques neuves pendant 12 mois, puis assemblage et 6 mois de cuve. • Accord mets / vin : Parmentier de confit de canard, boeuf Bourguignon • Maturité : A déguster de nos jours à 2020 • Service : ouvrir 1 heure avant la dégustation • Température de service : 18°C • Contenance : 75 Cl x 6 • Degré alcoolique : 13 % vol • Bouchage : Liège naturel

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Snooth User: rospo
985564123
0.00 5
Vintage: 2007 02/22/2012

• CHF 179.00 • Cépages : 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot et 5% Cabernet Franc • Région : Bordeaux • Appellation : Haut-Médoc AOC Cru Bourgeois • Couleur : Rouge • Nature du sol : 2/3 de graves sur sous-sols-argilo-calcaire • Culture : Traditionnelle • Vinification : levures indigènes, cuvaison de 25 jours • Elevage : 100% barriques neuves pendant 12 mois, puis assemblage et 6 mois de cuve. • Accord mets / vin : Parmentier de confit de canard, boeuf Bourguignon • Maturité : A déguster de nos jours à 2020 • Service : ouvrir 1 heure avant la dégustation • Température de service : 18°C • Contenance : 75 Cl x 6 • Degré alcoolique : 13 % vol • Bouchage : Liège naturel


Snooth User: Lodi Brad
176242201
3.50 5
Vintage: 2006 01/19/2010

Dark with almost an inky color, the nose is has the leafy greenness I associate with Merlot. Fleshy but not tannic this is a soft easy wine. notes of spice and cocoa in the mouth. Nice, soft exit with some lingering flavors of spice.


Snooth User: Barberolo
721003,140
3.50 5
Vintage: 2006 01/01/2013

Three and a half glasses


Snooth User: samantha gaw
356700352
3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 09/09/2010

medium in body, nose, and acidity. a still-youthful ruby. graphite, plum skin, grapeseed on the nose. pretty lightweight and silky tannins for such a wine. was expecting more; perhaps it's closed?


Snooth User: GeekyKhan
29578227
3.50 5
Vintage: 2004 01/31/2011

Bright, Medium Intensity Color. Raisin, Strawberry, Jammy, Light Cedar, Tobacco and Herbal/Earth on the Nose. Plum and Fruit Palate but with a god core of acid. Dry, Medium Body Wine, Medium Acidity with a Medium length finish --Easy to Drink on its own but best paired with a food with some heft.


Snooth User: mnotani
626123157
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 11/14/2011

Four and a half glasses


Snooth User: kuoshen
1282468
5.00 5
Vintage: 2003 01/27/2009

An excellent wine. Gorgeous bouquet of wild flowers and some graphite. Very dark and dense in color. On the palate, very refined – ripe dark berries, full bodied, complex and heavy weight with a 30-second long finish. Needed some time for the nose to open up (an hour).


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External Reviews for Chateau Sociando-Mallet Balthazar

External Review
Vintage: 2013 05/06/2010

Purple color of good intensity. Nose of average aromatics appearing fruity fresh with vanilla flavours since this wine is aged in 100% new wood. Smooth very fruity and caressing on the palate yet lacking a bit of depth in this vintage. Jean-Marc Quarin - www.quarin.com


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/22/2013

The 2011 may turn out to be even better than the 2009 Sociando Maillet. Its opaque purple color is not unusual for a young Sociando Maillet but the creme de cassis graphite and floral characteristics impressively saturate the olfactory senses. Medi... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 2011 Sociando-Mallet Bordeaux Blend 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/14/2013

The 2011 may turn out to be even better than the 2009 Sociando Maillet. Its opaque purple color is not unusual for a young Sociando Maillet but the creme de cassis graphite and floral characteristics impressively saturate the olfactory senses. Medium to full-bodied with excellent purity texture and length as well as remarkably sweet tannins this wine should drink nicely for 10-15 years. Robert Parkers Wine Advocate.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/08/2012

The 2011 may turn out to be even better than the 2009 Sociando Maillet. Its opaque purple color is not unusual for a young Sociando Maillet, but the creme de cassis, graphite and floral characteristics impressively saturate the olfactory senses. Medi... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2011 Sociando-Mallet 3000ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 11/14/2013

48% cabernet sauvignon 47% merlot 5% cabernet franc. 85 hectares planted on Gunzian gravels over clay sub-soil with an average vine age of 30 years. Perfumed black and blue fruit dominate the nose with secondary bramble notes of spice and mocha. Rich and evolved on the palate blackberry and boysenberry show silky and lush in the modern styled medium-to-full-bodied wine. Fine-grained well-manicured tannins match the ultra ripe fruit. Great value for the appellation. Enjoy over the next 15 years. Andy Frieden.


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2010 03/03/2013

48% cabernet sauvignon, 47% merlot, 5% cabernet franc. 85 hectares planted on Gunzian gravels over clay sub-soil with an average vine age of 30 years. Perfumed black and blue fruit dominate the nose with secondary bramble notes of spice and mocha. Ri... Andy Frieden. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2010 Sociando-Mallet 1500ml


External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2010 06/18/2013

In der Nase geballte Noten von Cassis, Nussschale, Soja-Sauce, schwarzer Schokolade, aber auch florale Noten von Veilchen und Pfingstrose. Im Gaumen wuchtige, aber reife und runde Gerbstoffe.


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