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2005 Chateau Sociando Mallet Haut Medoc
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12 Ratings
2005 Chateau Sociando Mallet Haut Medoc

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    aleem16

    tried at amber with kapcziandi (2010). still very tannic but didn't taste enough fruit to think it will be enjoyable in 5-10 years

    over 3 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    Acheter au gb du coin

    about 4 years
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    Fellow Drync'er

    Bordeaux

    about 4 years
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    ducrotois

    magnum

    about 4 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    "Always one of the most ageworthy and backward wines of Bordeaux, Sociando Mallet could be described as the poor man’s version of Latour or Montrose. Based on the still painfully young bottles of the 1975 and 1982 in my cellar, the 2005 will undoubtedly last for 30-40 years. It exhibits graphite, black currant liqueur, smoke, and toast characteristics, zesty acidity, huge tannins, and equally massive concentration and extract. From a proprietor who consistently transcends his pedigree, it is a be...
  • International Wine Cellar
    Good full medium red-ruby. Complex nose offers black raspberry, licorice, minerals and a whiff of leather. Brooding, ripe and deep, with terrific volume for Sociando. The black raspberry, licorice and dark chocolate flavors are full and rich but remain this side of exotic. In fact, this boasts superb balance even if it's youthfully backward today. Expands impressively on the back half, finishing with big, broad tannins and an impression of real power. Cellarmaster Faure notes that he's enjoying t...
  • CellarTracker Community Tasting Notes
    Community Tasting Notes (average 89.8 pts. and median of 90 pts. in 20 notes)
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (92-94) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 164 on Apr-06
  • Wine Spectator