2016 Belgrave

Belgrave

90Average Score
Red
2021-2042
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 128 Marketplace
£295.00
12x37.5cl
-
0 Immediate | 46 Marketplace
£153.00
6xMags
-
0 Immediate | 43 Marketplace
£295.00
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 7 Marketplace
£28.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
90
Drinking window
2021-2042
Critic Notes

The 2016 Belgrave is a blend of 69% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot and was picked from 28 September until 20 October. It has a generous bouquet with small dark cherries, blueberry and crushed violet aromas, quite Margaux-like in style. There is certainly good intensity here. The palate is medium-bodied with a supple opening: blackberry, mint and cedar. From the start there is fine tension and there is very impressive structure towards the finish, plus a long saline aftertaste. This is a very strong follow-up to the 2015 Belgrave and indeed, it may surpass it. Apr 2017, www.robertparker.com, Drink: 2021-2042

Score: 90-92/100Neal MartinDrinking Window: 2021-2042

Investments at this property have increasingly paid off over recent vintages. This is brooding and a little subdued at the moment, but is packed with Médoc signature delivered in a subtle but enjoyable manner. It has a cedar sweetness and ripe blackberry fruits with a pulse of acidity, and is well held together. 50% Merlot, 46% Cabernet Sauvignon and 4% Petit Verdot. Apr 2017, www.decanter.com, Drink: 2024-2040

Score: 91-/100DecanterDrinking Window: 2024-2040

Modest but persistent, with a focused beam of black cherry and cassis flavors, carried by a good graphite edge. Apr 2017, James Molesworth, www.winespectator.com

Score: 88-91/100Wine Spectator

Very deep crimson. Real lift and attractive (rather than underripe) leafy top note. Rather sumptuous start and then it rather falls away to something a little scrawny on the end. Apr 2017, www.jancisrobinson.com, Drink: 2024-2034

Score: 16-/20Jancis RobinsonDrinking Window: 2024-2034
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Haut Medoc
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2021-2042
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Haut Medoc
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
2021-2042
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