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The Winemakers' Collection Cuvée No. 4 Stéphane Derenoncourt Meritage 2008 Wine Review

The Winemakers' Collection Cuvée No. 4 Stéphane Derenoncourt Meritage 2008

The Winemakers' Collection Cuvée No. 4 Stéphane Derenoncourt Meritage 2008

A.C., Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, France

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $43.00

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: The Winemakers' Collection

Agent: Vintages

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A big, black Bordeaux with New World power and fruit. The flying winemaker, international influence is evident. Delicious and boldly assertive.

This The Winemakers' Collection Cuvée No. 4 Stéphane Derenoncourt Meritage 2008 was reviewed on April 14, 2012 by Natalie MacLean

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Stéphane Derenoncourt is now what is called a flying (or consulting) winemaker. He made his reputation at places such as Château Pavie Macquin and Château Canon La Gaffelière. No vintage is stated on this collection of wines. The cuvée and terroir are the kings here, not the vintage, but we’ll let you in on the secret: it’s from 2008, and it’s very good. Aromas of cassis, dark chocolate, black cherry and sandalwood are in their prime time here. Dry with a load o’ structure (fruit, tannins and acids) for excellent ageing potential (3-5+ years). Top-quality wine from a vintage that is going through a much-deserved re-evaluation. Source: Vintages Wine Panel

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