Château-Belgrave Haut Medoc 2008

Château-Belgrave Haut Medoc 2008
$49.99

SKU chatbelgrv

750ml

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86-88
Intense, deep garnet-red in appearance. The bouquet, revealing a harmony of cherries, blackberries and raspberries, with delicate toasted and vanilla notes. On the palate, the expressive tannins, powerful yet silky, reflect controlled extraction. The finish is unctuous and reveals the generous character of this vintage. The freshness, finesse and elegance, very much Saint-Julien in style, make this Belgrave wine a true success.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Haut Medoc
Brand Château-Belgrave
  • ws88

Wine SpectatorBlackberry, chocolate and tobacco flavors have good density in this fresh, balanced red, which is juicy, with bright acidity and a floral, minerally finish. Fruity, but has depth. Drink now through 2017.

Thomas Matthews, March 31, 2011
  • we86-88

Wine Enthusiast86-88 Barrel sample. Totally dominated by wood, the fruit doesn't have the weight to support all that toast. It's hard to get beyond the spice to find the berry fruits and final fresh acidity.

Roger Voss, December 31, 2009