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Château La Chenade

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2023
91
Sweet cherries, flowers, and chocolate show in the nose. On the palate, the wine is soft, elegant, silky, and fresh. The fruit is sweet, ripe, and pure, with vibrance, and a touch of cocoa in the finish. Produced from 100% Merlot, 14.3% ABV. Drink from 2026-2036. 90-92 Pts.

Sweet cherries, flowers, and chocolate show in the nose. On the palate, the wine is soft, elegant, silky, and fresh. The fruit is sweet, ripe, and pure, with vibrance, and a touch of cocoa in the finish. Produced from 100% Merlot, 14.3% ABV. Drink from 2026-2036. 90-92 Pts.

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2022
91
Black plums, flowers, and cherries with a splash of cocoa create the aromatic profile. On the palate, the wine is soft, polished, and fresh, with a juiciness to the fruits, and lift in the finish. Produced from 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc.14.4% ABV, pH 3.7. Drink from 2025-2036. 90-92 Pts.

Black plums, flowers, and cherries with a splash of cocoa create the aromatic profile. On the palate, the wine is soft, polished, and fresh, with a juiciness to the fruits, and lift in the finish. Produced from 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc.14.4% ABV, pH 3.7. Drink from 2025-2036. 90-92 Pts.

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2021
90
Flowers and plums with hint of cocoa show with no effort in the nose. On the palate, the wine is silky vibrant and fresh. There is sweetness to the berries and an inviting texture on the palate. Produced from 100% Merlot, it is hard to believe this is a second wine in 2021. Drink from 2024-2032.

Flowers and plums with hint of cocoa show with no effort in the nose. On the palate, the wine is silky vibrant and fresh. There is sweetness to the berries and an inviting texture on the palate. Produced from 100% Merlot, it is hard to believe this is a second wine in 2021. Drink from 2024-2032.

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Cocoa topped plums with flowers on the nose are perfect to form the backdrop for all the medium-bodied, soft-textured, forward, sweet, juicy, red pit fruits on the palate. Produced from 100% Merlot, 13.5% ABV, drink from 2023-2034. 88-90

Cocoa topped plums with flowers on the nose are perfect to form the backdrop for all the medium-bodied, soft-textured, forward, sweet, juicy, red pit fruits on the palate. Produced from 100% Merlot, 13.5% ABV, drink from 2023-2034. 88-90

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2020
90
Earthy cherries, and cocoa create the nose. Forward, medium-bodied, fresh and supple with a core of sweet, vibrant, red, pit fruits in the finish, this is a top value from an ever increasingly expensive appellation. Drink from 2023-2032.

Earthy cherries, and cocoa create the nose. Forward, medium-bodied, fresh and supple with a core of sweet, vibrant, red, pit fruits in the finish, this is a top value from an ever increasingly expensive appellation. Drink from 2023-2032.

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Flowers, cocoa and red fruits create the backdrop for this medium-bodied, fresh, lush, forward, already accessible charmer. The wine finishes with sweet, soft, earthy red fruits. You can enjoy this just about on release and for at least a decade after that. 89-91 Pts

Flowers, cocoa and red fruits create the backdrop for this medium-bodied, fresh, lush, forward, already accessible charmer. The wine finishes with sweet, soft, earthy red fruits. You can enjoy this just about on release and for at least a decade after that. 89-91 Pts

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2019
90
Medium-bodied, elegant and fresh, the wine is all about its sweet, ripe, silky, red cherries, plums and cocoa. Forward and refined, the wine is already just great in the glass, with a touch of cocoa and mint on the back end in the finish. Drink from 2022-2029.

Medium-bodied, elegant and fresh, the wine is all about its sweet, ripe, silky, red cherries, plums and cocoa. Forward and refined, the wine is already just great in the glass, with a touch of cocoa and mint on the back end in the finish. Drink from 2022-2029.

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A mix of flowers and chocolate on the nose opens the wine. From there, the medium-bodied, soft, ripe, lush fruits and the silky finish with its sweet berries and cocoa hit the spot. You can enjoy this just about on release for its textures and fruit-forward approach. 88-90 Pts

A mix of flowers and chocolate on the nose opens the wine. From there, the medium-bodied, soft, ripe, lush fruits and the silky finish with its sweet berries and cocoa hit the spot. You can enjoy this just about on release for its textures and fruit-forward approach. 88-90 Pts

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2018
89
Plums and cocoa form the core of this medium-bodied, soft, silky, sweet, fresh, early drinking charmer. You can enjoy this on release for its refined textures and fresh fruits.

Plums and cocoa form the core of this medium-bodied, soft, silky, sweet, fresh, early drinking charmer. You can enjoy this on release for its refined textures and fresh fruits.

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The forward, plum and floral wine is medium-bodied, round, soft and already delicious. You can enjoy this on release. 87-89 Pts

The forward, plum and floral wine is medium-bodied, round, soft and already delicious. You can enjoy this on release. 87-89 Pts

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2017
87
Medium bodied and forward, this wine is soft, sweet and quite likable.

Medium bodied and forward, this wine is soft, sweet and quite likable.

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2016
88
Produced from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine serves up a floral, dark cherry nose. Medium bodied with a sweet, full, plum finish that will drink well early.

Produced from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine serves up a floral, dark cherry nose. Medium bodied with a sweet, full, plum finish that will drink well early.

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2015
87
Ripe, sweet and fruity, with a happy-to-meet-you, open, easy, black cherry character. 86 - 88 Pts

Ripe, sweet and fruity, with a happy-to-meet-you, open, easy, black cherry character. 86 - 88 Pts

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2014
87
This wine is ripe, fruity, short and easy to drink with a forward, spicy, red berry character. Produced from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. 86-88 Pts

This wine is ripe, fruity, short and easy to drink with a forward, spicy, red berry character. Produced from a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. 86-88 Pts

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2013
86
Using 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the forward, medium-bodied wine focuses on mocha, plum and fresh cherries. Drink this on the young side. 85-87 Pts

Using 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the forward, medium-bodied wine focuses on mocha, plum and fresh cherries. Drink this on the young side. 85-87 Pts

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2012
87
Blending 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine is packed with fresh black cherries. 86-88 Pts

Blending 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine is packed with fresh black cherries. 86-88 Pts

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2011
87
Blending 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine is aged in 50% new oak with fresh red berries and an open personality. 87-88 Pts

Blending 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, the wine is aged in 50% new oak with fresh red berries and an open personality. 87-88 Pts

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2010
86
La Chenade lalande de Pomerol 80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc combine to make a medium bodied, lighter, Pomerol styled wine. 85-87 Pts

La Chenade lalande de Pomerol 80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc combine to make a medium bodied, lighter, Pomerol styled wine. 85-87 Pts

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