2016 Chateau de Musset, Lalande de Pomerol, Bordeaux, France
Elegant, displaying cinnamon, spices and morello cherry with some toasted notes. The palate is exquisite and open with good complexity. The finish is long and delicious.
Château de Musset, located on the old town of Parsac, is of ancient origin as evidenced by a very beautiful vault topped with an elegant 18th century colonnade overlooking the vineyards and 'pond.
The domain was purchased in 1887 by Pierre and Musset and passed from generation to generation. Belonging to the family for over 150 years, this beautiful area is now owned by Mrs. Jean-Marie Gadenne. A family civil society operates the vineyard covers 7 hectares of sunny slopes ground clay and limestone.
The cultivation and vinification are traditional there. The majority is planted with Merlot (70%) with the remainder planted with Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.