Château Corbin 2008 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Grand Cru classé

Château Corbin 2008 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Grand Cru classé

The nose is aromatic and offers a small freshness as well as a small concentration. It reveals notes of fleshy blackberry, crushed cassis and small notes of blueberry, wild small red fruits associated with discreet hints of tonka bean, sweet spices / Sichuan pepper, undergrowth as well as a very discreet hint of flowers (violet) / varietals in the background. The palate is fruity, mineral, racy and offers a beautiful acidulous frame, a good freshness, a good grain, a chiseled side as well as precision. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy / crunchy cassis, blackberry and small notes of crunchy small red fruits associated with slight touches of tonka bean, sweet spices as well as very discreet hints of undergrowth, toasted hints / vanilla. Good freshness. Tannins are fine and very slightly chalky. There is an imperceptible varietal hint / bitterness on the finish / persistence.

Note (Score): 16.25/20

Note (Score): 93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 05/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)