2018 Meyney Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 6L
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REVIEWS

JS 95 DC 94 JA 94 JL 94 WE 94
JS 95

jamessuckling.com, January 2021

Blueberry, blackcurrant, clove, dark chocolate, praline and gravel on the nose. It’s full-bodied with firm, fine-grained tannins. Focused, chewy and layered. Fantastic effort here. Try from 2025.
DC 94

Decanter, April 2019

It's clear that this is hugely concentrated, as is the Montrose right next door, but there's also beautiful juice and freshness underneath the black fruits and the powerful grip. Tannins, acidity and fruit: it's all...
JA 94

janeanson.com, July 2021

This could easily be kept for another five years before opening, but honestly you are going to get a ton of pleasure if you don't wait and instead just ensure you have opened it up with a good three or four hours in a...
JL 94

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2021

Smoke, espresso, spice box, black cherry, tobacco and blackberries create the perfume. Round, rich, lush, supple textured red fruits taste and feel great on the palate and in the finish. This is so good now and it is only...
WE 94

Wine Enthusiast, November 2021

This estate, whose magnificent vineyards slope down to the Gironde estuary, is situated between two classed growth properties. This wine, rich and structured, powered by solid tannins as well as serious black fruits and...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Estephe
Vintage 2018
Size 6L
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Cork

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Meyney, a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the esteemed St Estephe region in Bordeaux, France. This red wine is a true gem, exuding elegance, complexity, and a remarkable depth of flavor that is sure to captivate the senses.

In the glass, the 2018 Meyney reveals a deep, garnet hue that hints at its intensity and concentration. With each swirl, the aromas gracefully waft from the glass, offering a mesmerizing bouquet of blueberry, blackcurrant, clove, dark chocolate, praline, and a subtle hint of gravel. This symphony of scents sets the stage for what is to come.

On the palate, this wine truly shines. It boasts a full-bodied structure, supported by firm yet fine-grained tannins that lend a refined texture. The flavors unfold with precision and depth, showcasing notes of ripe black cherries, tobacco, blackberries, and a touch of espresso. Each sip is a journey of discovery, as the layers of flavor reveal themselves in a harmonious dance.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling awarded the 2018 Meyney an impressive score of 95 points, praising its focused, chewy, and layered profile. He suggests that this fantastic effort should be enjoyed from 2025 onwards, allowing it to further evolve and showcase its true potential.

Other esteemed critics have also heaped praise upon this exceptional wine. Jeff Leve describes it as round, rich, and lush, with supple textured red fruits that offer immense pleasure. Decanter commends the concentration, freshness, and balance of the wine, predicting a long and prosperous future. Wine Enthusiast notes the wine's solid tannins, serious black fruits, and youthful juicy acidity, recommending cellaring until 2027 for optimal enjoyment. Jane Anson highlights the estate's consistent quality, emphasizing the fleshy blackberry and raspberry fruits, spice, and reactive winemaking choices that enhance the wine's character.

With its impeccable pedigree and glowing reviews, the 2018 Meyney is a wine that demands attention. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for a few more years, this Bordeaux Blend promises a truly memorable experience. Indulge in its allure and savor the artistry captured within each bottle.