BORDEAUX 2020 En PRIMEUR - DELIVERY June 2022. PRICES IN BOND. 91-92/100 Points. "Lots of blackberry and black olive with a salty undertone. It’s medium-to full-bodied and firm with quite a velvety texture to the tannins and a good finish." James Suckling
"Certainly this is one of the best Soutards I can remember in recent times." James Lawther, MW on the 2018 for Decanter.
“Soutard” is a very ancient place name. The vineyard is located on the unique limestone plateau where almost all of Saint-Emilion’s great growths can be found and stretches out over 30 hectares in one single block. Chateau Soutard’s wines have a subtle mixture of strength and elegance, witnessing the natural majesty of this wonderful terroir.
Total surface area: 30 hectares
Terroirs: 70 % of clay & limestone plateau, 17 % of clay slopes, 13 % of sandy slopes
Grapes varieties in the vineyard: 60 % merlot, 25 % cabernet franc, 12 % cabernet sauvignon, 3 % malbec
Average age of vines: 20 years