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Rouget

2017 Rouget

The 2017 Rouget has a perfumed bouquet with opulent red and black fruit with a touch of crushed violets developing in the glass. Recent vintages have felt a little excessive but this 2017 demonstrates more control and refinement. The palate is medium-bodied with good structured, a lick of chocolate upon those red and black fruit and maybe just a touch of wood tannin towards the finish that will need to be absorbed by the end of its barrel maturation. This might turn out to be a fine Rouget but it will require a prudent élevage. Drink 2021-2038.
 
Score: 90-92                 Neal Martin, vinous.com, May 2018

CountryFrance
RegionBordeaux
Vintage2017
WineryRouget
ColourRed
Grape80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc
AvailabilitySpring 2020
DutyEP
AppellationPomerol
PackagingOWC
Price: £370.00


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