Chateau Timberlay 2010, Ac Bordeaux Superieur

Bordeaux Right Bank Bordeaux-Right Bank
Bordeaux, France

$16.45 (30072)

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Deep ruby/garnet red colour; complex bouquet of prunes, bell peppers, cedar and smoky notes; rich flavours follow nose, balanced long finish and firm tannins. Serving Suggestion Serve at cellar temperature with rack of lamb or beef wellington.
87 pts
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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Result of a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine is highlighted by a beautiful use of...

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Bill Zacharkiw
Bill Zacharkiw

Merlot dominated, this is a nicely textured entry level Bordeaux that brings all you would expect. Red fruited,...

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Antonio Mancini
Antonio Mancini

Chateau Timberlay Bordeaux Superieur has a beautiful bright deep ruby colour. On the nose, this wine is fine, intense and complex. A blend of aromas of red fruit (candied fruit), vanilla, spice, leather and lightly oaked notes. On the palate, it is soft on the attack. The wine is very round and well-balanced. Fruity with good silky tannins and a long vanilla aftertaste.

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Michael Stickings
Michael Stickings

Yuck. There's often nothing terribly wrong with "value" Bordeaux, but even the great 2010 vintage can't rescue this one. It's decent on the nose, if obviously manufactured for apparently easy and broad appeal, with tons of oak, vanilla, baking spice, and black pepper, masking sweet plum fruit, but the taste is sour and unappetizing, mostly redcurrant and cherry. The dominant Merlot keeps it soft and plump, but there's almost no structure to speak of, and by the second day the nose is all rubber, the taste a flabby muddle of overripe purple fruit. Crass commercialization, plain and simple.

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