Château Malescot St. Exupéry 2020 (Pre-Arrival)

Château Malescot St. Exupéry 2020 (Pre-Arrival)

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Bordeaux Futures 2020 estimated arrival Spring 2023

 Appellation: Margaux

Size: 750mL

Ratings:

95-97 James Suckling

"Solid red with blackberry, blueberry, chocolate and spice. Lots of hazelnut, too. It’s full-bodied with chewy, polished tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Best of the trilogy vintages?." (5/2021)

93-95 Jeb Dunnuck

"Lots of cassis, blackberries, toasted spices, and vanilla-tinged oak define the nose of the 2020 Château Malescot Saint Exupery, and it’s medium to full-bodied, round, and supple on the palate. With velvety tannins, terrific mid-palate depth, and the classic purity of fruit that’s the hallmark of the vintage, it builds nicely with time in the glass and is another incredibly impressive Margaux that will have two decades or more of prime drinking." (5/2021)

 

92-94 Wine Enthusiast

"This wine is dry, showing some extracted tannins. It is the weight of the black fruits that will redeem its initial massive structure. Acidity and hints of the blackberry fruits to come arrive at the end." (5/2021)

 

92 Decanter

"Enjoyable black fruit aromatics on the nose, they do a good job here of soft pedalling the extraction on the attack, although by the mid palate we are in bitter chocolate and liquorice territory. Again, concentration and intensity is an overriding signature of the vintage. 3% Petit Verdot completes the blend. A yield of 31hl/ha." (5/2021)

Important information to note:

Given the recent lifting of tariffs, 2020 Bordeaux Futures are offered assuming no charges due to tariffs.  Should tariffs be in place at the time the of importation into the US, added costs as a result of the tariffs will be the responsibility of the buyer.

Shipping charges will be calculated and added at the time of delivery in the spring of 2023.