CHÂTEAU MURET

2018 Cru Bourgeois Haut Médoc

IN STOCK
Grapes Merlot, Cab Sauv
Colour Red
Origin France, Bordeaux
District Left Bank
Sub-district Haut Médoc
Classification Cru Bourgeois
ABV 13.5%

Youthful, perhaps, but this is ready to go and an absolute delight a the price, with deep colour, and an inviting spicy fruit nose. The most remarkable element of the tasting at this stage is the suppleness of the cool weight of the wine on the entry - ultra-fine tannins giving real sophistication to the ripe juiciness. The finish extends the flavours with a subtle grip. Great value for a wine with impeccable provenance on the northern border of Saint Estèphe in Saint Seurin de Cadourne. Drinking range: 2020 - 2024 L&S (Sep 2020)

*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles (or 9l equivalent) of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.

Château Muret

Château Muret is mentioned in Cocks in 1850 as being one of the bigger properties of Saint Seurin de Cadourne (just north of Saint Estephe) at around 100 hectares of woods, vines and grassland. However it clearly did not survive phylloxera, and by the time the Boufflerd family bought it in 1985, it was scrub and ruins.

The Boufflerds cleared the scrub, rebuilt and replanted a vineyard of 25 hectares comprising 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, vines which in 2018 were about 30 years old. For the last ten years the vineyard has been farmed in 'agriculture raisonnée' following the rules laid out by Terra Vitis

The wine is vinified in thermo-regulated stainless steel, and then half of it aged in barrel.

This wine isn't currently part of a mixed case, but you can always browse our full selection of mixed cases here.
  • For full delivery details see our Delivery page.
  • We offer free nationwide* delivery for all orders over £150 with our own vans. For guaranteed express deliveries (for an additional charge) please call 020 7244 0522 or email admin@leaandsandeman.co.uk.
  • Order & Collect from any of our 5 London shops. Order by Midnight for collection the next working day from 11am.
  • Private wine storage: we offer a full In Bond and Duty Paid private wine storage service - find out more here.

ORDER     COLLECT

ORDER ONLINE AND COLLECT FROM ONE OF OUR SHOPS