Château Bellevue La Forêt 2011, Ac Fronton

Red Blend Red Blend
Southwest, France

$13.95 (354134)

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86 pts
5
March 19, 2016

Critic Reviews (4)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

Succulent, deep and spicy, this is really quite lovely blend that is impactful with some charming oak, black pepper...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

A fresh modern fruity well balanced red blend from Fronton in the south of France. It is a deep ruby red with aromas...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

A reductive, rubbery, hair salon-tinged and wood-flavoured wine, with light, dusty tannins and zesty acids. A little...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

From the middle of France - halfway between Bordeaux and Languedoc - this red combines cabernet and syrah. It’s a...

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Community Reviews (1)

Trevor Sabourin
Trevor Sabourin

Ripe dark fruit aromas of blackberry, blueberry, and cherry are balanced by the freshness of mint/eucalyptus, cedar, and a touch of menthol. There is also some black pepper, baking spices, sweet black olive, and forest floor. On the palate the ripe fruit repeats (but the cherry is prominent), along with coffee, black pepper, cedar, green bell pepper, and an intriguing cured meat note. Great presence and structure, with medium-high acidity and tannins. Decent length, finishing with blackberry, dark cherry, black pepper, and mocha. Great value for money.

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