2014 Capbern

Capbern

91Average Score
Red
12x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace
£193.00
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 2 Marketplace
£19.00
6x75cl
-
0 Immediate | 286 Marketplace
£98.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
91
Critic Notes

“Renamed from 2013 - they've dropped the Gasqueton! ‘Not too easy to pronounce.’ 78% Cabernets, 19% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot. 41 hl/ha, 18 months in 60% new oak. Very floral nose and round and juicy. Punchy and fun. Lots of fruit and very fine tannins – though not opulent.”

Score: 17-/20Jancis Robinson

A delicious, mouth filling St. EstŠphe, the 2014 Capbern captures the personality of the year in the northern M‚doc in spades. Hints of smoke, tobacco, licorice, mocha and earthiness wrap around a core of dark fruit in an exuberant wine loaded with pure textural richness. The 2014 finishes with notable intensity to round out its racy, voluptuous personality. There is so much to like here, including what should be a reasonable price. The blend is 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot, the first time Capbern includes Petit Verdot.

Score: 90-92/100Antonio Galloni

“Stains the glass a little. Some raspy fresh fruit on the nose. Clean and fresh with a touch of cream. In the mouth this is again very fresh and pure with dense fruit. A hint of tannin in the finish. This is very good for what it is.”

Score: 90-91/100FINE+RARE
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Product details
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Estephe
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
Country
France
Region
Bordeaux
Sub-region
Saint Estephe
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
14.5%
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
-
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