St Emilion Grand Cru

Chateau Rocheyron, St Emilion Grand Cru, 2018

RRP £72.50

Barrel sample. Described by Jane Anson as one of the 20 best wines of 2018. “I don’t think she’s right but it’s very nice to hear,” Sisseck murmurs. The first sniff of the glass transports you. It’s fresh, intense, concentrated, a sense of controlled power, damson and sloe, blackberry still on the vine, mighty tannins though velvety and the whole concerto finished off with the most lovely wash of juice. This is a very smart wine, made by a craftsman working at the peak of his powers. ¡Olé!

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Merlot, Cabernet Franc

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2026 - 2035

Origin

Country

France

Region

Bordeaux

Sub-region

St Emilion & Pomerol

Area

Saint-Émilion Grand Cru AOP

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

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