Chateau L'If 2020 by Jacques Thienpont (Subskription)

vom Besitzer von CHATEAU LE PIN! 98-99 J. Suckling, 95-97 Vinous, A. Galloni; 93-95 Vinous, N. Martin; 92 Decanter, J. Anson; 17 Jancis Robinson, J. Lawther; 18 R. Gabriels Bord. total, A. Kunz
225,00 €
pro 1 0,75 l
300,00 € pro 1 l
inkl. 19% USt. , zzgl. Versand (Subskription)
  • Lieferstatus: 2020er Subskription, Auslieferung 2023
  • Lieferzeit: 709 - 711 Werktage (Ausland)
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Beschreibung

vom Besitzer von CHATEAU LE PIN!

- 95-97 Punkte VINOUS, Antonio Galloni: „The 2020 L'If is shaping up to be a jewel of a wine. In most vintages so far, L'If has been a dense, textured Saint-Émilion. In 2020, all of that energy seems directed toward extreme verticality rather than heft. I have to say, it’s a style I like a lot. Bright acids and persistent tannins drive a core of red/purplish fruit, while floral, spice and mineral-drenched accents linger. The 2020 is a blend of 84% Merlot and 16% Cabernet Franc, picked on 9/16, 9/24 and 9/26 for the Merlot and 10/1 for the Franc. This is the first vintage that includes fruit from a new parcel in the Saint-Étienne-de-Lisse district. A statuesque, captivating beauty, L'If is loaded with potential. I loved it.“

- 93-95 Punkte VINOUS, Neal Martin: „The 2020 L’If is the first to include the Cabernet Franc that Jacques Thienpont planted four years ago, representing 16% of the blend this year, the remainder is Merlot. It has a more open nose than the Le Pin tasted alongside, a mélange of red berry fruit, mint, iodine and a dab of liquorice. That Cabernet Franc lends a little pepperiness. The palate is very well balanced with seamlessly integrated new oak, plush and rounded. A more sensual wine than Le Pin this year, forward and generous with a ripe and very pure, mineral-driven finish. This will be difficult to resist, so don’t say I didn’t warn you.“

- 92 Punkte DECANTER, Jane Anson: „Austere on the opening beats, then a ton of enjoyable berry fruits. As it settles in, it delivers fine tannins with intense and sappy hawthorn, crushed stone and tobacco leaf character backing them up. Great balance, some austerity, and a tiptoeing through the palate that speaks of its clay-limestone soils. Fiona and Jacques Thienpont are the owners here, with winemaking from their nephew Cyrille Thienpont. 50% new oak. A yield of 34hl/ha. Drinking Window 2025 – 2042“

- 17 Punkte JANCIS ROBINSON, James Lawther: „84% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Franc. Cask sample.
Rich and ripe with damson and dark-fruit notes. Full and broad across the palate but backed and driven by very fine tannins. Texturally smooth, the chalky freshness and point of acidity on the finish pulling it all together.“

- 18 Punkte Rene Gabriels BORDEAUX TOTAL, Andre Kunz: „Kunz Fassprobe 2021: Seidenes, dichtes, kräftiges Bouquet, Erdbeeren, feine Schokolade, Tabak, Feuerstein, Himbeeren, Kräuter. Dichter, eleganter, feingliedriger Gaumen mit dichter, seidener Struktur, vielfältiger, feiner Aromatik, feinem Tannin, kräftiger, süsser Frucht, langer, voller Abgang.“

- 98-99 Punkte JAMES SUCKLING: „This is all in finesse and focus with a compact palate of ultra fine tannins that are like the finest silk. It’s full-bodied and grows on the palate with a crescendo of focused fruit and fine, chewy tannins. The tannins grow and persist.“

René Gabriel: 18 RG
Decanter: 92 DEC
Vinous: 96 VS 94 VS
James Suckling: 98 JS
Produkt: Rotwein
Inhalt: 0,75 l
Jancis Robinson: 17,0 JR
Jahrgang: 2020
Land: Frankreich
Appellation: Saint Emilion
Rebsorte(n): Merlot Cabernet Franc
Region: Bordeaux
Reben: 80% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc
% vol Alk: 14,0
Potenziell allergene Substanzen: Enthält Sulfite. Kann Spuren von Eiweiß, Gelatine und Milch enthalten.
Warnungen: Der Konsum von alkoholhaltigen Getränken während der Schwangerschaft kann selbst in geringen Mengen schwere Konsequenzen für die Gesundheit des Kindes nach sich ziehen.
Hersteller: Francois Thienpont; 189 rue Georges Mandel, F-33000 Bordeaux