2018 Grand-Mayne Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JL 94 JS 93 WE 93 JD 92 WA 92 DC 91
JL 94

TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2021

This is my favorite vintage of Grand Mayne yet. The wine is rich, lush, round and packed with sweet, ripe, fresh, opulent black cherries, plums and chocolate. The wine has good concentration, a nose of smoke, licorice...
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, December 2021

Vibrant and fruity nose of blackberries, currants, cherries, violets, licorice and pine needles. Full-bodied with firm, broad tannins. Plenty of concentration and ripe dark fruit with a floral undertone. Try in 2023.
WE 93

Wine Enthusiast, May 2021

A rich, perfumed wine, this has ripe black-fruit and vanilla flavors. Dense tannins from both from the wood and the fruit add spice and smokiness to this full wine. The firmness needs to soften into the fruit, so wait to...
JD 92

jebdunnuck.com, March 2021

(92+ points) The 2018 Château Grand Mayne is terrific and has a masculine, age-worthy style. A deep ruby hue is followed by a medium to full-bodied, nicely concentrated Saint-Emilion with notable chalky minerality, loads...
WA 92

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2021

Medium to deep garnet-purple in color, the 2018 Grand Mayne sashays out of the glass with flashy, upfront notes of preserved plums, stewed black cherries and blackberry pie, plus hints of eucalyptus, wild sage, lavender...
DC 91

Decanter, April 2019

This is good, but the bigger they are the more these wines start to homogenise and lose their individual personalities. The extraction here is confident and the fruit is brambly heading into a dark character. The firm...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Grand-Mayne from the prestigious Saint Emilion sub-region of Bordeaux, France. This wine is a true testament to the artistry and craftsmanship of the renowned producer, Grand-Mayne. With its deep, ruby-red color and elegant presence, it captivates both the eyes and the palate.

On the nose, this Bordeaux Blend exhibits a vibrant and fruity bouquet that entices the senses. The aromas of blackberries, currants, and cherries intermingle with delicate notes of violets, licorice, and pine needles. It is a symphony of scents that foreshadows the delights to come.

As the wine graces the palate, it reveals its full-bodied nature and showcases firm, broad tannins that provide structure and depth. The concentration of flavors is remarkable, with ripe dark fruits taking center stage and being accompanied by a subtle floral undertone. This delightful composition leaves a lasting impression on the taste buds.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling awarded this vintage a remarkable 93 points, praising its concentration, ripe dark fruit, and floral nuances. Wine Enthusiast, another respected publication, also bestowed a score of 93, describing this wine as rich, perfumed, and full-bodied, with ripe black fruit and vanilla flavors. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate deemed it worthy of 92 points, highlighting its seductive fruitiness, sturdy tannins, and spicy finish.

Jeff Leve, an esteemed wine reviewer, named the 2018 Grand-Mayne his favorite vintage of this wine, applauding its richness, opulence, and potential for aging. Decanter bestowed a score of 91, describing its confident extraction, firm structure, and hints of liquorice and dark chocolate. Jeb Dunnuck awarded it an impressive 92+ points, commending its masculine, age-worthy style, chalky minerality, sumptuous blackberry fruits, and overall class.

With an alcohol percentage of 14.5%, this red wine is best enjoyed after a few years of cellaring. It is recommended to wait until 2023 or even 2026 to fully appreciate its potential. However, for those who can't resist temptation, it can already be savored now, offering a refined and elegant experience.

In conclusion, the 2018 Grand-Mayne is a remarkable Bordeaux Blend that showcases the excellence of the Saint Emilion terroir. Its depth, concentration, and ripe dark fruit flavors make it a true delight for wine enthusiasts and collectors alike. This is a wine that will only continue to evolve and improve with age, rewarding those patient enough to allow it to reach its full potential.