Chateau Chasse-Spleen is one of the top wines of the Moulis commune in Bordeaux and 2016 one of the best vintages in recent years. The Chateau consistently makes full-bodied Cabernet-dominated wines with great structure but excellent balance and concentration. The wines generally drink well at between 5 - 10 years old, so this wine is well into its drinking window.
"The 2016 Chasse-Spleen has a very elegant bouquet with neatly integrated oak, the terroir really showing through here, hints of cedar and smoke emerging with time. The palate is fresh as a button on the entry. It is cut through with a superb line of acidity that engenders superb tension, the tannins firm but fine with a subtle marine influence towards the persistent finish. This is a fabulous Chasse-Spleen, the best I have ever tasted from the estate. It could end up at the top of my banded score".
(Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate, April 2017)