2016 Château Mauvesin Barton, Moulis-en-Médoc

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2016 is certainly one of the greatest recent Bordeaux vintages. Incredibly dense and intense wines that will have a long life were created here. At Mauvesin Barton, the 2016 consists of 47% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot. He was given a third of new barriques.
This wine has a dark color, going purple. The scent is reminiscent of ripe blackberries and a little toast, very fine and yet accessible. On the palate it is relatively smooth, thanks to the Merlot, but it also has a fine tannin structure and good substance, which makes it suitable for longer storage, even if it does not necessarily need it, as the wine also has a lot of youthful charm . James Suckling rated it 91-92 / 100 points.

Drink: now to 2033
Analysis: 13,5% alc. vol., less than 2.0 g/l residual sugar
Wine maturing: in barriques
Grape varieties: 47% Merlot, 28% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot
Reviews 91-92/100 James Suckling, 89/100 Decanter, 91-93 Wine Enthusiast
Closure: natural cork
Type: dry red wine

Responsible: Barton Family wines, 33250 SAINT-JULIEN BEYCHEVELLE - France
Produced in France. Contains sulfites