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PRIEURÉ DE CÉNAC MALBEC 2017 AC Cahors
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer PRIEURÉ DE CÉNAC
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Attractive, gently complex, intense, ripe, mullberry-cherry-plum purée nose with some complex, gently toasty notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, very well structured, slightly spicy, ripe, plummy-cherry flavours with a lingering, gently grippy, high acid, faintly cedary,still youthful finish. Has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number L20320 on the lower part of the glass bottle. Even better than the recommended 2016 (**/**+) was released on March 21, 2020 at $24.95. CSPC 12985
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Gle Win
Country France
Region Southwest
Rating ***(90 points)
Solid, Ripe, Bright
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Situated at a high point of the Cahors vineyards above the river Lot, this estate has produced a rich, tannic and structured wine. Its bold fruits and tannins, smoothed by the 12 months in wood, are very ageworthy. Drink from 2020 [till the late '20s.] Score - 91 (Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast, June 1, 2019) Price $ 22.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 27, 2021
Cases bought 299 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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