Chateau Macard

On a rocky plateau overlooking the Dordogne River, just upstream from Saint-Émilion, a parcel of Cabernet Franc vines up to 100 years dig roots deep into the clay-limestone soils. The vines sit on the same south-facing clay and limestone slope as the greats of Saint-Émilion, a soil very suited to grapevines, with moderate water intake and mineral richness supplied by the limestone. A high anthocyanin content enables a marvelously deep red color, and the wine offers an admirable aromatic profile, refined and complex, and lasting

Chateau Macard Bordeaux Superieur 2016
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90 “This perfumed, fruity wine has mint flavors from the wood aging that point up the ripe berry fruits and attractive tannic structure. The dry core is set to soften into the generous fruitiness. Drink from 2022.”-WE  “The Aubert family has been established in the Saint Emilion
Item Number: 32306
Case: $167.40

Chateau Macard Bordeaux Superieur 2015
88  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 88 “The wine has a fine smoky character lying over the blackberry fruits. It has the potential to be rich with generous fruits and balanced tannins. The aftertaste is juicy and crisp.“-WE  “The Aubert family has been established in the Saint Emilion and Dordogne region for 250

Chateau Macard Bordeaux Superieur 2014
"50% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot. The wine is aged for 18 months in 50% French oak barrels and 50% in stainless steel tank."-Winemaker's Notes  "The Aubert family has been established in the Saint Emilion and Dordogne region for 250 hundred years. Amélie Aubert with the

Chateau Macard Bordeaux Superieur 2012
" It has a unique blend of 50% Cabernet Franc, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 30% Merlot. The Cabernet Franc really comes through on the palate, with offerings of attractive black cherry fruit and spices. There is superb balance, purity and elegance with refined tannins, freshness and a seamless

Chateau Macard Bordeaux Superieur 2011
90  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 90" Smooth wood and spice flavors give this wine immediate attractiveness. It has weight and richness, ripe fruit flavors and a spacious feel to the texture. With its complex structure, it’s a wine for aging, so drink after 2016. "

Chateau Macard Bordeaux Superieur 2010
90  International Wine Report 
International Wine Report 90"This offers inviting aromas of ripe dark fruits, cassis and hints of sweet pipe tobacco. Shows nice richness with a velvety texture. The dark fruits carry over effortlessly onto the finish where they linger. 50% Cabernet Franc, 30% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon."

Chateau Macard Bordeaux Superieur 2009
90  Wine Spectator 
Empire Wine Best Value  Wine Spectator 90 "Ripe and dense, but fresh, with silky-textured plum, blackberry and blueberry fruit carried by sweet spice and maduro tobacco notes. The fleshy finish shows nice drive. Should open up more with brief cellaring. Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Cabernet