Château Soutard 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Château Soutard 2018 – Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

The nose is fruity, elegant, racy and offers freshness, intensity/concentration, a beautiful complexity as well as a good finesse of the grain. It reveals notes of blackberry, fresh/ripe cassis and small notes of small wild fruits associated with touches of raspberry, ripe wild red berries, touches of liquorice stick as well as very discreet hints of graphite and mild tobacco. The palate is juicy, fresh, mineral, beautifully gourmande, precise and offers a a beautiful fruit, a beautiful definition, an acidulous frame, harmony, a small tension, a beautiful amplitude, tension as well as a beautifulfinesse of the grain. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy/juicy blackberry, fleshy/juicy cassis and small notes of fleshy/juicy strawberry associated with small touches of red berries, blueberry as well as fine hints of toasted, liquorice, cornflower, discreet hints of vanilla pod and toasted almond. Good length. There is a very discreet hint of tonka bean/dark chocolateand crushed ripe almond on the persistence (bring gourmandize). Chew on the finish/persistence.

Note (Score): 17.5+/20

Note (Score): 95-96/100

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)