2016 Chateau La Ribaud MedocBlend from France
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"A Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon blend which brings to this wine a round and generous structure, as well as a nice potential for aging." - Pierre-Olivier Larrieu, Estate Manager ...
- 91 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
91 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
"Very fine & refined with lovely fruit & balance. Medium body & a crisp finish. New wine to watch".
"A Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon blend which brings to this wine a round and generous structure, as well as a nice potential for aging." - Pierre-Olivier Larrieu, Estate Manager
Château La Ribaud is named after a hamlet name, in the village of Saint Yzans de Médoc. The vines of this Médoc Cru Bourgeois are planted in a clay-limestone terroir mainly located in the village of Saint-Yzans-de-Médoc, with one plot in Ordonnac. Aging of 12 months in French oak casks offers balance, structure and complexity.
91 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
|Varietal(s)||Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec|
|Taste||currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, blackberry, cherry, asparagus, spice, ginger, vanilla, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, earth, green and mocha|
|Nose||violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, currant, blackberry, cherry, cedar, cigar box, tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower and spice|