Château Chasse-Spleen 2013 fine wine from Bordeaux
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Château Chasse-Spleen 2013

SKU:1170/13 Bordeaux - Moulis - Red - 13° - More Info
  • Parker/WA : 84
  • J. Robinson : 15,5

Did Lord Byron give this name to the château, swearing that there was nothing like it for "chasser le spleen" (getting rid of the blues)? Or was it Charles Baudelaire, who is said to have come to Moulis in the 1860s because the artist Odilon Redon, who illustrated Les Fleurs du Mal, lived near the estate? Not included in the 1855 Classification, the château was listed as a Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel in 1932, and confirmed in 2003 in recognition of its excellent quality. Bernadette Villars took over managing the estate in 1976, followed by her elder daughter, Claire, from 1992 to 1999, and her younger daughter, Céline, since 2000. Chasse-Spleen is an extraordinary wine, it is a shining example of the best its appellation can produce. The wine is deep in colour and has a concentrated, powerful bouquet. It is full-bodied on the palate, with a strong personality. An eminently attractive wine

Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2013 Chasse-Spleen has a reserved nose of raspberry, cranberry leaf and cedar, a hint of cola in the background with earthy tones becoming more evident with aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with chewy red berry fruit, tertiary in style with a rather lean, herbaceous finish that has decent length if not the requisite substance for a wine of this pedigree. Drink over the next 6 to 8 years.

Alcohol 13°
Grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Petit Verdot
J. Robinson 15,5
R. Gabriel 16
Parker/WA 84
Wine Spectator 86-89
Allergens Contains sulphites
Producer/Bottled by CHATEAU CHASSE SPLEEN 33480 MOULIS EN MEDOC FRANCE
Appellation Moulis
Color Red
Environment Sustainable viticulture
Availability In stock
Kosher No
Country France
Producer Château Chasse-Spleen
Wine certification AOC
Area Bordeaux
Vineyard Medoc
€210.00
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