2016 Le Dragon de Quintus Saint Emilion Grand Cru Free Storage

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Price: £285.00 (£373.18 Inc Duty & VAT)
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  • Format : Case of Bottles
  • Status : En Primeur
  • Size : 12/75CL
W J Gardener
W J Gardener
Nickolls And Perks

Tasting Date : 19 April 2017

90% merlot, 10% cabernet franc. Good full plum, nice wood smoke and floral notes, touch of fig, lovely cool fruit here spicy, quite open but there are lots of dusty tannin too on the finish, peppery very good.

Rating : 90-92/100


James Suckling
James Suckling
The Wine Spectator

Tasting Date : 19 April 2017

A salty and minerally red with plums, leaves and tobacco and lots of blackberries. Medium to full body, firm and silky tannins and a crisp finish. Second wine of Quintus.

Rating : 92-93/100


Jancis Robinson
Jancis Robinson
Jancisrobinson.com

Tasting Date : 19 April 2017

90% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc. Picked up to 20 October. Bright crimson. Fresh and fragrant on the nose with great suavity. Very poised.

Rating : 16.5/20


Tasting Date : 19 April 2017

The 2016 Le Dragon de Quintus is a gorgeous second wine with the potential to develop into one of the sleepers of the vintage. The flavors are remarkably pure and precise, dark red cherry, raspberry, flowers and sweet spice give the Dragon unusual depth. A closing burst of floral and spice-infused freshness and lift makes it impossible to resist a second taste. Readers will have a hard time keeping their hands off this exemplary Saint-Émilion.

Rating : 89-92/100


Neal Martin
Neal Martin
The Wine Advocate

Tasting Date : 01 April 2017

The 2016 Le Dragon de Quintus is a blend of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc that was picked between 3 and 20 October. I found that aromatics tightly wound and a little unresponsive when I tasted it at Haut-Brion, though I managed to coax blackcurrant and bilberry scents, a touch of pressed flowers with time. I would like to see more vigor once in bottle. The palate is medium-bodied with supple tannin: blackberry mingling with white pepper and cloves, nicely balanced with commendable presence on the grainy finish. Hopefully the aromatics will wake up with time in barrel and perhaps 12-18 months in bottle.

Rating : 89-91/100

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As a rough guide most standard (75CL) single bottles weigh 2KG and a case (12 x 75CL bottles) weighs 24KG.

In Bond storage is facilitated at Octavian in Wiltshire, the U.K's premier wine storage facility. The conditions at this old munitions base, 100 metres below ground are unrivalled, offering temperature control, In Bond facility and full replacement value insurance. The wines are stored under each client's individual "Protection Plus" account number, fully labelled and can only be released or moved with his or her written instructions. No right of lien can be exercised over wines held on each client's behalf. Client's stock can be inspected, by arrangement, at any time excluding November & December.

Cases Cost c/s per year
1-3 Cases£12.50
4+ Cases£11.00
25+ Cases£9.15

Items can be ordered In Bond for transfer to clients own bonded storage accounts. We are able to action this process for a single consignment charge of £10 ex VAT, this covers any quantity.

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