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2016 Chateau Deyrem Valentin MargauxBlend from France

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"Deyrem Valentin is an old Bordeaux property, with an history that dates back to 1730. It is a rather small family owned property for the Margaux appellation with 13 hectares, ...

  • 93 Wine Enthusiast
  • 93 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
  • 91-93 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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"Owned by the Sorge family and run by Christelle Sorge, this small estate is in Soussans, just to the north of Margaux. The rich, smoky character of the wine is full of potential. Fine tannins mingle with the black-currant fruit and dusty texture to give a wine that should be ready from 2024. -RV"

93 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

"Very attractive ripe cassis and dark-stone aromas with coal smoke, violets and a wealth of dark berries. The palate has a very plush, concentrated and polished feel and delivers a beautifully juicy finish. Try from 2022."

91-93 Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

"The 2016 Deyrem Valentin has a ripe and generous bouquet that calms down in the glass, revealing attractive cranberry and blackcurrant fruit laced with pressed violets and iris. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, lovely pure-black fruit with just a hint of graphite. What I love about this Margaux (one of my favorites incidentally) is the disarming precision on the finish. It is simply a beautiful wine whose silky texture will seduce from 100 yards!"

Product Description:

"Deyrem Valentin is an old Bordeaux property, with an history that dates back to 1730. It is a rather small family owned property for the Margaux appellation with 13 hectares, located slightly north of the Margaux village and appellation. It has belonged to the Sorge family since 1928. Jean Sorge has been running the estate with help of his two daughters, especially Christelle who is now managing the estate. In short, this property is a small, focused, family operation, who in some vintages can eclipse far more exalted names." - Importer

Product Detail

Item # 119556
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-Region Margaux
Ratings

93 - Wine Enthusiast

93 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com

91-93 - Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2016
Color Red
ABV 14.0%
Varietal(s) Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Features
Taste currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, blackberry, cherry, asparagus, spice, ginger, vanilla, lead, cedar, molasses and dark fruit
Nose violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, mocha, vanilla and tobacco