2020 - Ch Moulin St Georges Grand Cru St Emilion
06C0MSGE6PK _ 2020 - Ch Moulin St Georges Grand Cru St Emilion - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Château Moulin St-Georges
Region
St Emilion
Grape
Merlot / Cabernet Franc / Cabernet Sauvignon
Drinking
2026 - 2038
Case size
6x75cl
En Primeur

2020 CH MOULIN ST GEORGES GRAND CRU ST EMILION - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Château Moulin St-Georges
Region
St Emilion
Grape
Merlot / Cabernet Franc / Cabernet Sauvignon
Drinking
2026 - 2038
Case size
6x75cl
En Primeur
In Bond
Case price £138.00 (Ex. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • DC

    Decanter, May 2021,
    Score: 94

    So full of deeply-drawn berry fruit, fresh and juicy with touches of liquorice bud and rosemary, thirst quenching and yet thirst inducing in that amazing way that limestone can both refresh and make you thirst for more at the same time. An excellent Moulin St Georges, and such a step up from the more sandy soils that you find at Fonbel and the two Simard estates in this year's range of Vauthier-owned wines that this alone can help you understand how to navigate 2020. Drink 2026-2040

  • JR

    Jancis Robinson, April 2021,
    Score: 16+

    Slightly awkward at the moment with the oak present (prise de bois) but fresh, firm and structured with good fruit concentration. Should knit together in time. Drink 2026-2035. (JL)

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Producer

Château Moulin St-Georges

Another château which falls under the Ausone umbrella, and like Ausone receives similar vinification. This includes cold maceration, a technique which gently extracts the colour and fruit before alcoholic fermentation.

Region

St Emilion

South of Pomerol lies the medieval, perched village of St Emilion. Surrounding St Emilion are vines that produce round, rich and often hedonistic wines. Despite a myriad of soil types, two main ones dominate - the gravelly, limestone slopes that delve down to the valley from the plateau and the valley itself which is comprised of limestone, gravel, clay and sand. Despite St Emilion's popularity today, it was not until the 1980s to early 1990s that attention was brought to this region. Robert Parker, the famous wine critic, began reviewing their Merlot-dominated wines and giving them hefty scores. The rest is history as they say. Similar to the Médoc, there is a classification system in place which dates from 1955 and outlines several levels of quality. These include its regional appellation of St Emilion, St Emilion Grand Cru, St Emilion Grand Cru Classé and St Emilion Premier Grand Cru Classé, which is further divided into "A" (Ausone and Cheval Blanc) and "B" (including Angélus, Canon, Figeac and a handful of others). To ensure better accuracy, the classification is redone every 10 years enabling certain châteaux to be upgraded or downgraded depending on on the quality of their more recent vintages.