2016 Bad Boy (Mauvais Garcon)

Bad Boy (Mauvais Garcon)

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Impressive depth of fruit and power to this wine with blackberry, blueberry and violet character. Full body, brilliant acidity and a firm and silky finish. Fantastic. Better than the 2015. Mar 2017, www.jamessuckling.com

Score: 93-94/100James Suckling

The 2016 Bad Boy, Jean-Luc Thunevin's entry-level red, is fabulous. Drink this inky, jammy, mouth-filling Merlot-based blend over the next few years. Apr 2017, www.vinous.com

Score: 88-90/100Antonio Galloni

The 2016 Bad Boy (aka naughty Jean-Luc Thunevin) is a blend 5% Cabernet Sauvignon and the remainder Merlot. It has a fragrant, quite floral bouquet this year with scents of black cherries, incense and a touch of vanilla pod. The palate is medium-bodied with firm tannin, fresh in the mouth with a citrus line of acidity, slightly granular in texture towards the finish that has good, Médoc-like structure. This is a fine follow-up to the 2015 Bad Boy. Apr 17, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2020-2030 Apr 2017, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2020-2030

Score: 88-90/100Neal MartinDrinking Window: 2020-2030

If you like ready to drink charmers loaded with chocolate covered plum, licorice and kirsch, with a juicy finish, you came to the right place. Apr 2017, www.thewinecellarinsider.com

Score: 88-90/100Jeff Leve

Fresh cherry and currant preserve flavors are lined with a light vanilla streak, staying fresh and defined through the finish. Apr 2017, James Molesworth, www.winespectator.com

Score: 86-89/100Wine Spectator
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