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Château Mayne-Vieil 2016 Wine Review

Château Mayne-Vieil 2016

Château Mayne-Vieil 2016

Fronsac, Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2022-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Mayne-Vieil

Agent: Terra Firma Wines

Natalie's Score: 89/100

From Fronsac in the Bordeaux wine region, Château Mayne-Vieil 2016 is dry, full-bodied and plushy with ripe red berry, plum, dark fruits velvety and mouth-filling with a long finish. Drink or hold.

Food pairings: game stews, roast chicken, grilled pork tenderloin.

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This Château Mayne-Vieil 2016 was reviewed on September 24, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Christian Marcoux rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A great right bank wine from the Fronsac AOC region, Chateau Mayne-Vieil 2016 offers aromas of red plum, raspberry, bay leaf, potting soil, vanilla and oak. Made exclusively of Merlot, the wine exposes a full body with delicious tannins and lovely acidity. The finish is round and generous, perfect for food pairing. Palate: black cherry, sugarplum, bay leaf, new leather, baking spice and oak. Enjoy!
L.J. Palmer WSET 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Luscious deep purple wine from Fronsac AOC; 100% Merlot . Pronounced aroma of juicy black fruit, blackberry and black cherry and plums , with a nice earthy hint and floral and vanilla notes. Dry, full bodied, medium tannins and acidity. Delicious with grilled steak and wonderful drinking on its own.
Château Mayne-Vieil 2016 is a Merlot-driven red wine with aromas of bright red berry, plum and smoky, toasty oak spice on the nose. Full-bodied with bright acidity for food, intense with spiced plum, red berry, baking spices and toasty oaks flavours on the palate. Tannins are grippy and this wine is still quite youthful, give it a bit of time in cellar to mellow out. Drink or hold. Pair with a roast pork. - Community Wine Reviews

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