1998 Sociando-Mallet 750ml

France - Bordeaux - Haut Medoc/ Red / Bordeaux Blend   |     Watch

IWC 90   JR 17.5   Customer 90
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Professional Reviews For This Wine

International Wine Cellar | Rating: 90

Good medium ruby. Spicy aromas of blackberry and minerals. Juicy and penetrating, with lively flavors of black fruits, licorice and game. Less dense and silky than the '99 or '00, and perhaps more classic in its precision. Finishes with firm tannins, and subtle, lingering finishing flavors. Graves

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 96

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Jancis Robinson | Rating: 17.5

Harvest date 24 Sep-5 Oct; yield 59.5 hl/ha; vineyard area 55.98 haVery vibrant deep crimson. Sweet, rather beguiling nose - aromatically intense. Very gentle palate with real delicacy and life. Neat finish. Great balance. A real success for this vintage.

Drink Dates: 2007-2020
Author: Jancis Robinson

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Customer Reviews For This Wine

Rating: 84
Author: BordeauxKassett
Trust Rating: 100
Tasted On: 10/17/2013
Drink Dates: 2013-2015
Somewhat muted nose of blackcurrants, bright red fruits and dark blue flowers. Hints of green, unripe peppers, as it should be in any Sociando. Some toasted oak in beneath. Not very expressive, and a bit bland or flat on the palate. A little short on finish. Good, but no great Sociando in this vintage.

Rating: 95
Author: AoB
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 04/29/2012

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