Chateau Chasse Spleen - Moulis en Medoc - 2012 - 750 ml

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Located in the heart of the appellation of Moulis en Medoc. Chateau Chasse Spleen extends over 90 hectares of gravely soil. The Chateau's vineyards are planted with three grape varieties: 73% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot and 7% Petit Verdot. The wines of Chateau Chasse-Spleen are attractive, round, straight and balanced and the Chateau also produces a second wine, l'Heritage de Chasse-Spleen, which is a reflection of the Chateau's first wine. 

Tasting Notes

This attractive dark ruby/plum-colored 2012 offers up notes of lead pencil shavings, vanillin, earth, black currants and black cherries. Medium-bodied, easygoing, seductive and consumer friendly, drink it over the next decade.

Score: 87/89

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (206), April 2013

This popular cru bourgeois is situated in the village of Moulis in the Medoc and owned by the same family as Gruaud Larose, Haut Bages Liberal and Ferriere.

 

Score: 88

Tim Atkin MW, timatkin.com, April 2013

 

 

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