Wine Review: Chateau Haut Cadet St. Emilion Grand Cru

Basic Information: Chateau Haut Cadet St. Emilion Grand Cru

Producer – Chateau Haut Cadet

Vintage – 2015

Region – France – Bordeaux – St. Emilion

Varietal – Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon

Pricing – $19.99


Wine is clear and pale ruby in color.


The Chateau Haut Cadet St. Emilion Grand Cru is clean with medium intensity aromas. Primary aromas of blackberry, blueberry, black plum, and red currant. Also noted some herbal notes of eucalyptus and lavender. Hints of game, meat, and mushroom give this wine some depth and shows development.


The palate is dry with medium acidity and body and a medium (+) flavor intensity. Medium (+) tannins with notes of red and black currant, cranberry, and blackberry. Secondary flavors such as cedar and chocolate also hit the palate. This wine has a long hearty finish.

Overall Experience

This Chateau Haut Cadet St. Emilion Grand Cru has balance, complexity, and intensity and good length which makes this an outstanding wine. You can drink this wine now but shows potential for aging.


Food – Beef, Lamb, Poultry, Game

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Publication Ratings

89pts Wine Enthusiast