Potensac, Médoc 750ml 2015

France, Bordeaux
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SKU
PotensacMedoc201525072019
R595
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Critic Score

92
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Tasting notes:
A clarity and transparency to this pretty red with currant, lemon-peel and lemon-grass character. Full body, very fine tannins and a pretty texture. Precise wine. Drink or hold.' – James Suckling, 92/100

'The 2015 Potensac is a blend of 45% Merlot, 38% Cabernet Sauvignon and 17% Cabernet Franc that was cropped at 50 hl/ha, and raised in one-third new oak. There is a sense of airiness on the nose: small dark cherries, crème de cassis and crushed strawberry, pretty and nicely focused. The palate is medium-bodied with edgy tannin, fresh and citrus in style, just a touch of reduction towards the finish, but they will blow off by the time it is in bottle. I would have just preferred more persistence on the finish, but otherwise this is a decent Potensac.' – Neal Martin, Wine Advocate, 89-91/100

'While this wine has plenty of ripe tannins, the delicious blackberry fruit speaks loudest. Ripe, full and with a fine line of acidity, it is gently structured and likely to age well. Drink this fruity wine from 2023.' – Wine Enthusiast, 90/100

'Pepper, savory and bay leaf notes lead the way, with a core of medium-weight cassis and cherry flavors. A tobacco hint and chalky minerality extend the finish, which has a pleasant austerity. A touch reticent in style, but will age well.' – Wine Spectator, 90/100
More Information
Bottle Size750ml
StyleRed
CountryFrance
RatingJS 92
Drink ToDrink or cellar
PriceR595.00
ProducerPotensac
RegionBordeaux
VarietyBordeaux Blend
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