2018 Ferriere Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

JS 95 DC 92 JL 90
JS 95

jamessuckling.com, March 2021

Aromas of blackberries and black olives with grapey undertones. Graphite as well. It’s tight and full-bodied, yet very polished and refined. Creamy texture. Just a hint of tar on the finish. From biodynamically grown...
DC 92

Decanter, April 2019

There are plenty of chewy tannins in evidence here, emphasising the levels of concentration in the fruit. Through the palate I get cassis, blackberry and some hedgerow brambles. The tannins are a little less silky than in...
JL 90

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2021

Medium-bodied, fresh, with a focus on sweet, red cherries, raspberries, flowers and earth. Soft, silky, fresh and vibrant, give it just a few years in the cellar. The wine is a blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Margaux
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Ferriere from the prestigious Margaux region in Bordeaux, France. This Bordeaux Blend showcases the epitome of elegance and complexity, offering a sensory journey that is sure to captivate even the most discerning wine enthusiasts.

In the glass, this red gem glistens with a deep, garnet hue, hinting at the richness and depth that awaits. The nose is a symphony of aromas, with blackberries, black olives, and grapey undertones taking center stage. Delicate hints of graphite add an intriguing layer of complexity, while subtle floral notes dance in the background, creating a harmonious bouquet that is both enticing and sophisticated.

On the palate, the 2018 Ferriere reveals its true character. There is an impressive concentration of fruit, with cassis, blackberry, and hedgerow brambles taking the lead. Chewy tannins make their presence known, adding structure and depth to the wine. While the tannins are slightly less silky than other examples from this vintage, they possess a vibrant energy that enlivens the palate. The overall texture is creamy, providing a velvety mouthfeel that lingers long after each sip.

Crafted from a blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Merlot, 4% Petit Verdot, and 2% Cabernet Franc, the 2018 Ferriere is a testament to the artistry of winemaking. Produced using biodynamic practices and with Demeter certification, this wine exemplifies the utmost dedication to quality and sustainability.

According to renowned wine critic James Suckling, this extraordinary vintage should be savored after 2025, allowing it to fully evolve and reveal its true potential. With a modest alcohol content of 13.5%, the 2018 Ferriere is a wine that embodies balance and finesse.

With limited production and rave reviews from esteemed publications such as Decanter and TheWineCellarInsider.com, the 2018 Ferriere is a true treasure from the Margaux appellation. Indulge in this remarkable Bordeaux Blend and experience the allure of one of France's most revered wine regions. Cheers to a truly exceptional vinous experience!