Château Valandraud 2021 – Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé

Château Valandraud 2021 – Saint-Emilion 1er Grand Cru Classé

The nose is beautifully racy and reveals elegance, delicate power, complexity, authenticity, a nice multi-layered character and a fine spicy/peppery edge. There are notes of fresh wild blackcurrant, fresh/pulpy blackberry and more lightly fresh red berries combined with hints of pepper, lily, fine spice and a subtle varietal/savoury edge. The palate is fruity and reveals juiciness, sweetness, acidity, sweetness, good definition, melodiousness, freshness, racy minerality, fine chiseling and a fine crispness. On the palate, this wine expresses notes of pulpy/juicy blackberry, cherry and, more slightly, violet, combined with hints of fresh/juicy red berries, as well as hints of iris and fine points of liquorice. Sapidity on the finish/persistence. Elegant, racy tannins revealing some mellowness. Some sapidity on the finish.

Note (Score): 17.25/20

Note (Score): 94-95/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2022

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): Oui (Yes)

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