Today, owner Jean Gautreau oversees 85 hectares planted with 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 47% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. The vines have an average age of thirty plus years and are planted in excellent gravelly soils.
Vinorandum rated wines from Château Sociando-Mallet
Merlot (50%)Cabernet Sauvignon (45%)Cabernet Franc (5%)
“Abundant casis and black fruit on the nose it leads into a wonderfully rich and ripe palate with dense forest fruit. It's still fresh with impressive finesse. An attractive balance of plush Merlot and Cabernet tannin, with just a touch of Cabernet Franc.”