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2017 Ch. La Cabanne Pomerol

2017 Ch. La Cabanne Pomerol

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92 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2017 Ch. La Cabanne Pomerol
92 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous

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En Primeur product: order now for arrival mid 2020. A superb showing from this "under the radar" Pomerol. This classical expression is from a very good spot: although it has been under vines since the Gallo Roman era, the property also has the benefit of very modern winemaking equipment including stainless steel fermentation vats, having been refurbished after a fire in 2008. With lush black fruit and umami complexites now, this delicious Pomerol will also cellar for a decade or more after arrival. To remove foreign exchange risk for our customers, listed prices are all up final landed cost including GST. Payment is due on invoice/order placement, with delivery in mid 2020.

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$75.00 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Merlot with a small amount of Cabernet Franc

Its Origins

Although vines have been grown here since Gallo-Roman times, the name goes back to the 14th century, when serfs who worked in the vineyard lived in cabins (“cabanes”). A dynamic estate, Château La Cabanne regularly updates their winemaking equipment (which was totally replaced in 2011 after a fire destroyed the vat room), while gradually restructuring the vineyard. Viticultural practices combine both a traditional and modern approach, and are done in keeping with the appellation’s highest standards. Château La Cabanne is a well-balanced wine, with an intense, complex nose showing hints of blackberry jam, raspberry and toasted bread. Silky tannin on the palate provides volume and density, and there is a long aftertaste. Undergoing rigorous blending, La Cabanne ranks among the greatest Pomerols.

What The Critics Say

90-92/100 Vinous, Neil Martin

"The 2017 La Cabanne is a Pomerol cru that flies just under the radar. This latest release continues to prove that François Estager owns some serious terroir, located right next to Trotanoy in fact. It has a nicely detailed bouquet with scents of blackberry, pencil lead and undergrowth aromas. There is palpable focus and good vigor. The palate is medium-bodied with well-defined red berry fruit laced with brown spice and a discrete, almost cola-like tincture. This feels nimble, poised and for want of a better word, joyful. It might not be the most profound Pomerol that François Estager has ever made but I can see this drinking beautifully over the next decade." Drink 2021 - 2034

91-92/100 James Sucking

"Some nice juicy fruit with mineral and salt undertones. Medium body, silky tannins and a succulent finish. Shows balance and finesse for the vintage."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Merlot

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Bordeaux

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2021 - 2034

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with GAME
with LAMB

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

We deliver throughout New Zealand and to some locations overseas. Our deliveries are made by trusted third party carriers. For further details on prices and delivery options please go to DELIVERY INFORMATION section of our site.

If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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