Chateau Malescasse Haut Medoc 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from Medoc, Bordeaux, France

Price: $39.99
Item No. 56581
  • WS90
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Winemaker's Notes

"Loads of crushed raspberries, minerals and spices on the nose. Full-bodied, and concentrated, yet very refined and tight. A lovely elegant claret. Seriously good. Best after 2005. 13,330 cases made."
-Wine Spectator

"A strong effort from this property, which tends to produce solid, tannic, charmless wines, the 2000 exhibits more density, richness, and fruit than I have seen in recent vintages. Sweet black currant and cherry notes intermixed with balsa wood and soil nuances are interwoven into a medium-bodied wine with ripe tannin and excellent persistence. Anticipated maturity: now-2010" - Wine Advocate

Learn About Chateau Malescasse

Chateau Malescasse was built in 1824 on the highest land in the commune of Lamarque. In 1870 it belonged to the Renouille family; during the nineteen twenties it was purchased by the Dugoujon-Verat de Montagne family. The chateau changed hands a number of times before Raymond Philippe, a Paris stockbroker, sold it in 1970 to an American group. It passed into ownership of the...

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Learn About Medoc

(MEH-dok) Mecca of Wine Medoc is the region that encompasses the smaller appellations of Pauillac, Margaux, St.-Estephe & St.-Julien. As a larger appellation, it contains many chateaux that are the same style of the smaller appellations, but at a smaller price. There are two regions of the Medoc - the Bas Medoc (or lower-Medoc) and the Haut Medoc (or upper-Medoc) - so given the...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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