Château Devise D'Ardilley
AOC Haut-Médoc Red
Château Devise D'Ardilley was created in 1991. It has modern winemaking facilities and vine plots which have gradually been grouped together and replanted. The estate was bought in 2000 by Madeleine and Jacques Philippe, realising a personal dream: born in the Bordeaux area, Madeleine wanted to return to her roots, while Philippe, a qualified engineer having pursued a career with a major services company, wanted to become a winegrower. Their dream became a reality and the wine obtained Cru Bourgeois status in the 2003 classification.
A beautiful, profoundly coloured wine with ruby tints, the bouquet one of black berried fruit (ripe blackcurrant) with underlying spice and elegant oak. The frank, velvety front of palate opens up to reveal a full and sensual mid-palate, beautifully balanced and superbly chewy, with rich aromatic expression. The equally harmonious finish confirms this wine's ageing potential. Another great achievement from this prestigious appellation.
To drink from 2014. Can be kept for several years.
MEDALS & AWARDS
86/100 - Robert Parker - Wine Advocate 2014
1* - Guide Hachette des Vins 2015