Château de Rouillac 2018 – Pessac-Léognan

Château de Rouillac 2018 – Pessac-Léognan

The nose is fruity and offers fleshiness, a ripe fruit, a small richness, minerality, a fine power as well as a fine freshness. It reveals notes of fleshy raspberry, fleshy strawberry and small notes of ripe blackberry associated with small touches of cassis, spices, discreet hints of flowers, griotte as well as a very discreet hint of graphite, varietal and mocha. The palate is fruity, juicy, well-balanced and offers a beautiful definition, minerality, a small freshness, a fresh/finely acidulus frame, tension, precision,finesse, richness as well as a small concentration. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy cassis, fleshy blackberry and small notes of flesy wild strawberry associated with small touches of fleshy red berries as well as hints of blueberry, griotte, liquorice, mocha, toasted almond and discreet hints of chocolate. Tannins are finely firm. A very fine chew on the finish/persistence.

Note (Score): 16.25/20

Note (Score): 92-93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2019

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

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

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Barrique

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)