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Chateau Surain Popcorn Merlot 2018

Bordeaux

Sale price
HK$169   each
Regular price
RRP HK$240 
Multi Buy Price
HK$138  in any 6+
Multi Buy Discount Percentage
43% off rrp
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Palate Profile

The first vintage from Adrien Surain, the latest generation of the family to take over the reins of the estate, this is boldly packaged in a Burgundy-shaped bottle, no doubt meant to disrupt the classic Bordeaux scene as much as the name 'Popcorn'.

A powerful wine with 15% alcohol, it has an intensely deep and dark crimson/black colour, the nose vinous with black vine fruits and plum, a nicely spicy tobacco edge too. In the mouth it is smooth and dense, but does seem to have a little edge of tannin and acidity to give a touch more structure, a touch more energy compared to the 2015 for example, a twist of liquorice joining the plummy dark fruits.

"Why POPCORN: “Heating corn too much makes it pop just like a winemaker who gets heated from hearing that Bordeaux is too expensive, too old and so on. I created Popcorn, a fruity Bordeaux wine that is fun and affordable.” Adrien Surain, Winemaker

Critic Awards

90/100 James Suckling

SILVER MEDAL, 90 Points Decanter

Region and Grapes

Region: Bordeaux
Grapes: Merlot
ABV: 15%

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