2016 Virginie de Valandraud, St-Emilion

Critic score
92.5/100

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WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Saint-Emilion, Right Bank, Bordeaux, France
  • Maturity
    Young 2021 - 2032
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2016 Virginie de Valandraud, St-Emilion

TASTING NOTES

Amazing colour. Very heady nose. Very sweet and thick. A bit of a hark back to ye olde days. Massive. And a bit dry on the end. Just a tad lacking in the middle. Long.

Jancis Robinson MW, jancisrobinson.com (July 2017)
16.5+/20

A linear and tight wine with blackberries, black cherries and minerals. Violets to boot. Medium-bodied, racy and clean. Second wine of Valandraud.

James Suckling, jamessuckling.com (April 2017)
92—93/100