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91 Ratings
Château Sociando-Mallet Haut-Médoc

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) Château Sociando-Mallet makes concentrated, deliciously balanced wines that equal many classified growths in quality. It has an excellent reputation among French wine lovers, who appreciate its undeniable finesse. Flavors are full-bodied and complex, with pronounced cassis and raspberry fruit; in the nose, notes of spicy, smoky, noble oak and vanilla mingle with the red fruit. It is much appreciated for its excellent aging quality and typically develops gracefully for 10-25 years after the vintag...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: (89-91) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 104 on Apr-96
  • Wine Spectator
    (1995 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 01/31/98
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • Robert Parker
    (2011 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/21/2014