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Vieux Château Mazerat

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2018 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Spicy roasted plums, caramel and espresso join forces with intensive minerality. The salty tannins add complexity and structure but before you can enjoy all the ripe, juicy red fruits, flowers, licorice and espresso, you are going to need to age this for at least a decade. The wine is a blend of 65% Merlot with 35% Cabernet Franc. 92-94 Pts

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2017 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 91

Dark red fruits meld with licorice, forest, espresso bean and smoky vanilla bean, all readily rising to the surface. This wine is on the elegant side with leafy, floral nuances and a touch of sea salt in the tannins.

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2016 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Deep in color with smoky vanilla bean, black plum with a whip of licorice on top, this wine is rich, full bodied and intense. There is concentration, depth and freshness. The wine was made from a blend of 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc and the fruit comes from a single lieu-dit.

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2015 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Showing a mineral-driven personality with a distinctive, stony edge, this wine has saline tannins, silky textures and real density in the finish. This is a wine to age.

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2014 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Mineral driven with crisp, ripe, red fruits and a crushed limestone character, this wine will need sufficient time to come together. 90-91 Pts

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2013 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

Black licorice, coffee bean, vanilla, mint and smoke transition to an interesting, fresh and stony layer of blackberries in the finish. Blending 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc, the wine reached 12.8 % alcohol with a pH of 3.69. The wine is aging in 80% new French oak. 89-91 Pts

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2012 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

According to Jonathan Maltus, the final blend is 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc, which produced a wine that reached 13.5% alcohol with a pH of 3.79. Very spicy in this vintage, with a structured, floral, firm, mineral-driven style, the wine offers a lot fennel, coffee and black jammy raspberries in the finish. 91-93 Pts

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2011 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc create a wine that is deep in color. With jammy black raspberry and stone, this intense wine is packed with minerality, iron and black cherry. Full bodied, severe, mineral driven and structured, the wine ends with coffee bean and black cherry. 89-91 Pts

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2010 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 92

Vieux Chateau Mazerat 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc, the Cabernet Franc is from vines planted in 1947, the wine reached 14.3% alcohol in this vintage. Licorice, floral, black raspberry, earth and mocha scents are easy to find. The round, soft wine finishes with sweet black cherry, oak and licorice 91-93 Pts

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2009 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 90

2009 Vieux Chateau Mazeret is deeply colored with a strong mineral presence. From 65% merlot and the remainder cabernet franc, this limestone based wine feels like pure stone and fruit, coupled with licorice, dark berries, chocolate, and cherries. 89-91 Pts

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2008 Vieux Château Mazerat  (St. Émilion Grand Cru) 93

Licorice,plums, minerality spice and red fruits. Lots freshness and a rich, round, ripe, plum and anise finish.

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08 Vieux Chateau Mazerat comes from Mazerat, a sector that abuts Chateau Angelus. 2008 marks the debut for this wine. With 65% merlot and 35% cabernet franc, from some vines almost 60 years old, this floral, mineral, smoky, dark fruited wine is nicely concentrated. It finishes with plush sensations of boysenberry and dark, black cherry. 90-93 Pts

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