Sunday, October 19, 2014

Chateau Les Maréchaux 2010 AOC

Variety:  Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon,
Country of origin: France
Wine appellation: Bordeaux, Cote de Blaye
Vintage: 2010
Alcohol content: 14.0%
Color: medium ruby red with violet hues
Bouquet: very fruity, black currant, overripe black sour cherry, mulberry, some spices
Taste: medium body, black sour cherries, black currant, almost towards blackberries, higher acidity, higher tannins, longer finish
Overall score: 4+7+10+7+7=85
Price: CZK 169
Stopper: single piece cork
There is lots of everything, but the wine is despite from excellent vintage very young. I like the tannins and the length in the mouth. It needs 3-5 years to settle down. Will buy some more to cellar.

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