Château La Gaffelière 2016 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Grand Cru Classé

Château La Gaffelière 2016 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, Grand Cru Classé

The nose is fruity, elegant, precise, racy and offers a slight gourmandise. It reveals notes of fleshy blackberry, cornflowers and small notes of cassis combined with small touches of lilac, red fruits as well as discreet hints of licorice and an imperceptible hint of camphor / Sichuan pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, elegant and offers delicacy, juiciness, a racy minerality, precision, a slight acidulous frame, a beautiful elegance, a slight tension, a beautiful guideline, a silky matter as well as a fine and very slightly tight grainOn the palate this wine expresses notes of blackberry and fleshy cassis associated with touches of violet / cornflower, small blue fruits as well as slight hints of liquorice and sweet spices / vanilla. Tannins are well-built. A beautiful wine!

Note (Score): 17.25+/20

Note (Score): 95/100

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)