2021 Malescot-St-Exupery Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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REVIEWS

VN 95 JS 94 JD 94 JL 94 WA 93
VN 95

Vinous, May 2022

(93-95 points) The 2021 Malescot St. Exupery is another terrific wine from a property that has been trending towards finesse. The 2021 represents another step in that direction, helped by the vintage, of course. Red...
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, December 2023

Very floral with black currant and black cherry aromas with hints of lavender. Floral. Medium-bodied with firm and silky tannins that show beautiful length and polish. Goes on for a long time for the vintage. Classy...
JD 94

jebdunnuck.com, June 2022

(91-94 points) Beautifully balanced, the 2021 Château Malescot Saint Exupéry is a classic, impressive 2021 that's worth seeking out. Darker fruits, spice, dried herbs, and a kiss of flowers all emerge on the nose, and...
JL 94

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2022

(JL 92-94 points) Initially you notice the brightness in the fruits before moving to the flowers, tobacco leaf, espresso, smoke and earthy nuances. The wine is focused on its vibrancy, freshness and fleshy style...
WA 93

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2024

The 2021 Malescot St. Exupery has turned out nicely in its fleshy, flamboyant style, bursting with aromas of dark berries, cherries and creamy new oak. Medium to full-bodied, velvety and seamless, with supple tannins and...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Margaux
Vintage 2021
Size 750ML
Closure Cork

The 2021 Malescot-St-Exupery is a Bordeaux Blend that hails from the renowned region of Bordeaux, specifically from the sub-region of Margaux in France. This vineyard has a long-standing reputation for producing exceptional wines, and the 2021 vintage is no exception.

In the glass, this wine exhibits a deep, rich red color that is both enticing and alluring. The nose is immediately captivated by the sweet aromas of cassis and plums, which are skillfully intertwined with hints of licorice, espresso roast, and toasty oak. These complex aromatics create a sensory experience that is both inviting and intriguing.

On the palate, the 2021 Malescot-St-Exupery showcases its medium to full-bodied nature with ample and fleshy characteristics. The layers of flavors unfold gracefully, revealing a sweet core of fruit that is beautifully balanced by ripe tannins and lively acids. This wine exemplifies the dramatic style of the château, which has harmoniously melded with the cooler, later-maturing vintage.

The blend of the 2021 Malescot-St-Exupery consists of 49% Cabernet Sauvignon, 38% Merlot, 8% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Petit Verdot. This carefully crafted blend contributes to the wine's complexity and depth, adding dimensions of flavor and structure.

Renowned wine critics have showered praise upon the 2021 Malescot-St-Exupery. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded it an impressive 94 points, describing it as a "terrific effort" and highlighting its impressive layers and sweet fruit core. James Suckling also praised this wine, awarding it 95 points and remarking on its tight and focused nature, racy tannins, and energetic finish.

Overall, the 2021 Malescot-St-Exupery is a standout wine that showcases the excellence and finesse of the Margaux appellation. With its captivating aromas, layered flavors, and harmonious balance, this wine is a true testament to the artistry of winemaking. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for future enjoyment, the 2021 Malescot-St-Exupery is sure to leave a lasting impression.