Domaines Delon

Chateau Potensac 2018

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Chateau Potensac, Medoc, Bordeaux, France, 2018 

Owned by the Delon family of Second Growth Chateau Leoville Las Cases.

There are 75ha of vineyards on gravel/clay soils with a limestone sub-soil. Average vine age is 38 years.

This 2018 vintage offers a ripe, very expressive fruit and a powerful and particularly velvety tannic structure. Elegant and opulent, it combines the power and classicism of a great vintage to age with the delicacy of solar vintages.

"Inky core with purple rim. Such beautifully pure black fruit. Such fine texture and so juicy and lively. Absolutely delicious and fresh with no heaviness and no sense of the alcohol. Low pH because of the terroir, says Pierre Graffeux. They picked the Merlot early and spread out the picking for the Cabernet Sauvignon. Silky finesse and freshness. Lovely wine with a red-fruited brightness and persistence. (JH) - Barrel Sample

17/20 points, Jancis Robinson,, April 2019

"The 2018 Potensac is composed of 45% Merlot, 36% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Cabernet Franc and 1% Petit Verdot. The wine has 14.42% alcohol and was aged in 35% new barriques. Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, it rolls out of the glass with open-knit scents of ripe, juicy black plums, boysenberries, redcurrant jelly and cassis, plus hints of dried Provence herbs, cinnamon stick and dusty soil. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is chock-full of lively black and red berry layers, supported by soft tannins and a racy line, finishing with a lively skip in its step."

90/100 points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate, March 2021



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Additional Details

Haut Medoc
Ready to drink but will improve in good storage
Primary Grape/Blend:
Bordeaux Blend
Influence of Oak:

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