Château La Verrière 2010, Ac Bordeaux Supérieur

Bordeaux Right Bank Bordeaux-Right Bank
Bordeaux, France

$15.95 (349274)

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January 18, 2014

Critic Reviews (2)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is 85% merlot from a new bright light property on the eastern edge of the Bordeaux appellation. It packs...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Weight, smoky and earthy with notes of coffee and chocolate - not quite classical stylings. Very dark and dense with...

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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

Alas, in Bordeaux, not all 2010s are great. Some are just good, and some, like this one, are just barely passable, even at the fairly low price. It opens with pleasant raspberry, plum, and blackcurrant, very much of the place, but the fruit soon gives way to oak and more oak, with some pepper spice, earth, chocolate, and graphite. The Merlot provides softness, the Cab structure, but while the nose remains enticing, it drinks like thin oak juice, the fruit thoroughly gone, through to bitterness on the finish. Basically, there's just not much here.

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