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Chateau Rouget 2015

Pomerol, France


Out of stock

    JS 94 VAG 93 RPWA 92+ JD 91
    FM 95 JL 92 RG 17/20 JR 16.5/20
    B&D 16.5/20 LR 16.5/20

Grape Variety
85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc


Tasting Notes
The Chateau Rouget 2015 opens to a nuanced bouquet with red fruit and liquorice aromas. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied with ripe tannins, and is also quite round with moderate acidity. The wine offers persistent black fruit and spicy flavours while the finish ends with sandalwood notes. This complex wine is worthy of the attention of all consumers.


  • 94 James Suckling

    Beautiful aromas of plums and filtered coffee follow through to a full body. Firm and silky tannins and a flavorful finish. Bright acidity and spice character. Tight and focused. Needs two or three years to open. (2/12/18)

  • 93 Vinous Antonio Galloni

    The 2015 Rouget is a fabulous wine done in a forward, voluptuous style that is sure to find many admirers. Super-ripe dark fruit, chocolate, new leather, spice and mocha fill out the wine’s ample, soft-textured frame effortlessly. Silky contours add to an impracession of flamboyant elegance. I would give the 2015 at least a few more years in bottle to allow some of the elements to fuse together a bit more fully. Time in the glass brings out very pretty red-toned fruit and floral overtones. There is certainly plenty to admire on this inviting, impeccably balanced Pomerol. Michel Rolland consults. (2/27/18)

  • 92+ Robert Parker Wine Advocate

    Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2015 Chateau Rouget leaps from the glass with preserved plums, spice cake and cassis notes plus touches of underbrush, game and smoked meats and a waft of Provence herbs. Full-bodied, powerful and densely packed with taut, muscular fruit, it’s something of a bruiser and yet with an alluring contrast of a plush, velvety backbone and seamless freshness, finishing long and earthy. (3/2/18)

  • 91 Jeb Dunnuck

    Another gem from the Michel Rolland team is the 2015 Rouget. Offering a hedonistic, fruit-loaded, full-bodied style as well as lots of darker fruits, espresso roast, chocolate and damp earth, it’s a textbook Pomerol that’s going to benefit from a year or three of bottle age and keep for a decade. (11/13/2019)

  • 95 Falstaff Magazine
  • 92 Jeff Leve, The Wine Cellar Insider
  • 17/20 René Gabriel
  • 16.5/20 Jancis Robinson
  • 16.5/20 Bettane & Desseauve
  • 16.5/20 La Revue du Vin de France
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