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Chateau Hosanna 2012 Bordeaux Blend Pomerol

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Location: Chateau-Hosanna-2012 - C1C22U

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97 points, (Issue #218 - Apr 2015)
Close to perfection, this extraordinary blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc seems to have hit all the high notes in 2012. Inky ruby/purple with stunning concentration, a multidimensional mouthfeel, skyscraper-like texture and fabulous purity of blue, red and black fruits, this is a tour de force from this estate owned by Christian Moueix. The potential complexity and sheer compelling quality of Hosanna is amazing. Aromatically, this may be the most profound wine of the vintage. Drink it over the next 15-20 years.

97 points, Jeb Dunnuck
The 2012 Hosanna is a powerhouse, incredibly sexy beauty thatÌ¥_Ì¥_ÌÇ_s right up there at the top of the scale. Made from 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, this deep ruby/purple colored beauty boasts knockout notes of blackcurrants, dried tobacco, spice box, forest floor and graphite. While itÌ¥_Ì¥_ÌÇ_s a big, rich, full-bodied effort, it just glides across the palate with a weightless, elegant texture. With sweet tannin, a layered, seamless personality and a big finish, this is an incredible wine thatÌ¥_Ì¥_ÌÇ_s already offering pleasure, yet will keep for another 15-20 years. (2/2018)