Posts Tagged ‘Sociando Mallet’

Six Sociando Mallet vintages, delicious food, great company in Strasbourg

By Panos Kakaviatos After having started an informal club of wine lovers in Strasbourg, France this past summer, it was great to organise a bona fide “dîner-dégustation” with Château Sociando Mallet on Friday 18 October at the Vino Strada Stub at 1 Rue du Temple Neuf. Many thanks to Isabelle Kraemer and her excellent staff […]

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Haut (hum?) Medoc …

Tasting on the morning of Thursday 11 April at Grand Puy Ducasse. The blind samples of Haut Medoc were all OK, mainly – and in the context of the vintage. One wine I tasted non blind, later the same day, Chateau Sociando Mallet, stood out as among the best, but even the great Sociando was […]

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Fine food and wine with Sociando Mallet: 2010, 2009, 2003, 2001, 1995 and 1989

Three wine evenings through Germany: Frankfurt, Bonn, Berlin. With sommeliers, wine merchants, wine association tasters, restaurant owners – and just plain old wine lovers with no links to the industry. Three venues where excellent food was paired well with Château Sociando Mallet. We enjoyed six vintages, eight wines: 2010 and 2009 Demoiselle de Sociando (second […]


Sociando Mallet

Vinexpo minus 2 days and I find myself spending Friday late morning, 17 June, at Sociando Mallet. This estate is smart and delicious. Smart because the price for 2010 actually dropped a bit from 2009. Delicious because the wine is very well made. The terroir includes a fine gravely hilltop north of St Estephe, comparable […]