CHÂTEAU LA MAURIANE

2014 Puisseguin Saint Emilion

Grapes Cab Franc, Merlot
Colour Red
Origin France, Bordeaux
District Right Bank
Sub-district Saint Emilion & Satellites
Village Puisseguin Saint Emilion
ABV 13%

Now fully organic Pierre Taix is making really good wine from this cracking little vineyard. There is a good deep ruby colour, the nose is full of ripe, soft fruit and delicate spice. Having just finished its malolactic fermentation when we tasted, Pierre explains this is not showing as generously as it has been, nonetheless you can still feel the class here. In the mouth the plumminess is gorgeously generous, a firm thick slab of lovely textured, ripe, but not overly baggy dark, cooked fruit. This is really not a massive wine, there is lovely poise and the finish with an attractive grip of lightly grippy tannins is really well-balanced. Rating: 91 L&S (Mar 2015)

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La Mauriane

La Mauriane is a small vineyard within Château Rigaud, a Puisseguin-St-Emilion property owned by Pierre Taïx, who owns a few other properties in Puisseguin and the neighbouring Côtes de Castillon. La Mauriane is a micro-cuvée, made by Pierre, who is a university lecturer (economics) in his other life. One of the three parcels that make this extraordinary wine consists of eighty year old vines planted by his grandfather. The vineyard here is farmed organically. 75% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon.

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