Chateau Nenin 2006 – Pomerol

£42.00

Pomerol Grand Cru.  Intense, fragrant and full bodied Right Bank Claret with silky, supple tannins.  Notes of black cherries, ripe plum and blackcurrant liqueur with hints of dark chocolate and violets.  Ages well.

70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.  12.5% abv.  75cl

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Chateau Nenin

Chateau Nenin has been owned by the Delon family (owners of the Second Growth Chateau Leoville Las Cases) since 1840 and lies in Pomerol, just outside the village of Catusseau on the south western slopes of the highest plateau.  The chateau sits in a 14 acre park which is rather unusual in Pomerol as the wine estates there tend to be made up of a patchwork of smaller properties.  The oenologist at the chateau is Jacques Boiseenot who oversees wine making at no less than four out of the five Bordeaux First Growths.  Nenin is considered to be a top Pomerol and has long been a favourite of the British Royal Family.

Chateau NeninCritics Scores:  Robert Parker, 91 points:
“The finest vintage since 2000, the 2006 Nenin comes across as a classic Pomerol with lush kirsch liqueur, mocha, mineral, and floral characteristics. Made in a muscular, rich, full-bodied style with moderate tannins as well as impeccable purity, texture, and length, it should drink well between 2012-2025.”

Learn more about Nenin on Nicks Blog:  Chateau Nenin

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