SLEEK, FRESH AND VOLUPTUOUS.
100% Merlot
Tasting notes

Deep, rich color.
A nose of black fruit, menthol, evolving into mineral notes when aired (pencil lead, chalk). An elegant palate, voluptuous, supple, silky tannins.

Press

WINE SPECTATOR (JAMES MOLESWORTH) : 88-91/100
Offers a plump core of anise, plum, red currant and singed vanilia, with a good sinewy edge framing the minerally finish.

JAMES SUCKLING : 87-88/100
Soft and silky with fresh fruits and a mineral undertone. Medium body, with fine tannins and a clean finish.

JANCIS ROBINSON : 16/20

BETTANE ET DESSEAUVE / TAST : 15,5-16/20

ELEGANCE, LINEAGE AND FINESSE.
100% Merlot
Tasting notes

Deep and brilliant color.
The nose expresses a sweet mixture of red and black fruit aromas, followed by notes of vanilla.
The palate of this 2011 shows a lovely texture. The tannic framework is velvety and soft which gives the wine a great deal of elegance and finesse. This particular Marsau shows the same voluptuous and full-bodied style as the 2008.

Press

WINE ADVOCATE (ROBERT PARKER) : 87-89/100

WINE SPECTATOR (JAMES MOLESWORTH) : 88/100
A pleasant tobacco leaf note melds with a core of steeped currant and plum fruit, backed by a fleshy, tar-lined finish. Merlot. Drink now.

UNCTUOUS, SILKY AND CRISP.
100% Merlot
Tasting notes

Deep color, black and brilliant, tinted with dark purple.
A complex and intense nose, marked with notes of black berries. Harmonizing with grilled aromas (roasted coffee beans), balsamic and mineral notes (gunflint).
A harmonious palate that offers a lovely balance between an unctuous framework, silky soft tannins and a remarkable crispness. A very long finish. Marsau 2010 has great potential.

Press

WINE ADVOCATE (ROBERT PARKER) : 88-90/100
A big time sleeper of the vintage from proprietor Jean-Marie Chadronnier, this wonderful Merlot- dominated 2010 offers up notes of cocoa, kirsch, mocha, plums and black raspberries. Drink this sexy, seductive offering over the next 7-8 years.

WINE SPECTATOR (JAMES MOLESWORTH) : 89/100
This has a gutsy feel, with dark currant, steeped cherry, ganache and espresso notes rolled together and extending through the charcoal- tinged finish. Drink now through 2017.

TIMATKIN.COM (TIM ATKIN MW) : 93/100

FULL-BODIED, POWERFUL, VELVETY.
100% Merlot
Tasting notes

Deep, brilliant color
Seductive nose, with notes of black fruit jams (black cherries, blueberries). After airing, delicate vanilla and cappuccino notes come to compliment the fruit. This 2009 has a creamy texture, rich and full-bodied, while remaining perfectly balanced with a fresh acidity. This gives a nice wine ready to enjoy now.

Press

WINE ADVOCATE (ROBERT PARKER) : 89/100

STEPHEN TANZER’S INTERNATIONAL WINE CELLAR (STEPHEN TANZER) : 89/100

GRAND GUIDE / BETTANE ET DESSEAUVE : 14/20

GUIDE DE LA RVF DES MEILLEURS VINS DE FRANCE : 15,5/20

VOLUPTUOUS, FULL-BODIED, BALANCED AND SUPPLE.
100% Merlot
Tasting notes

Deep, dense color tinted with dark purple.
The nose offers a complex bouquet with notes of small red berries, red and black currant. A voluptuous palate, full-bodied and charming. The tannins are supple and silky, giving a lovely creamy sensation to the wine. Fruity notes and a pleasing crispness give this 2008 a lot of energy and a long finish.

Press

JANCIS ROBINSON : 16/20

GUIDE DE LA RVF DES MEILLEURS VINS DE FRANCE : 14/20

CRISP, BALANCED, SUPPLE, PLEASURABLE.
100% Merlot
Tasting notes

Ruby-red tinted with crimson.
An expressive nose with notes of black currant and menthol, followed by a few empyreumatic notes, but also with sweet spices and earthy aromas. Evenly balanced, with a supple tannic structure. The palate reveals fruity aromas with notes of cocoa beans. This 2007 is immediately pleasing.

Press

JANCIS ROBINSON
16/20
Toasty sweet aromas. Juicy dark fruit. Sweet start and quite gentle for a right bank 2007.

DECANTER MAGAZINE
14,5/20

SILKY, POWERFUL, CRISP WITH A LONG FINISH.
100% Merlot
Tasting notes

Deep, dense color tinted with crimson. An expressive nose with notes of black fruit (blackberries, black currant), mixed with notes of spices and vanilla. A nice texture on the palate with a silky tannic framework and a dominant freshness that gives the wine a long finish.

Press

WINE ADVOCATE (ROBERT PARKER) : 88/100
This Merlot-dominated wine offers up notes of cocoa, plum, and mocha-infused black cherries in a medium-bodied, pure, sexy style to drink over the next 3-5 years.

LA REVUE DU VIN DE FRANCE : 15,5-17/20