Château Bel Air 2011, Cru Bourgeois, Ac Haut Médoc

Bordeaux Left Bank Bordeaux-Left Bank
Bordeaux, France

$25.95 (416172)

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October 01, 2016

Critic Reviews (4)

Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Quite a ripe and rich 2011 Medoc with good bones and even better structure though there is no denying the elevated...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An unusually ripe, even slightly raisined, ambitious 2011 Bordeaux, with firm, rustic tannins and angular texture....

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

It is hard not to love this fresh and appealing red with offers traditional appeal but open with showy complexity. ...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is an overripe, cooked Bordeaux with some florality and acetone. Quite smooth, but hot and over-wrought. Tasted...

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Community Reviews (1)

Mark S
Mark S

Decanted 1hr before drinking. A decent amount of sediment in the decanter that translated into the glass.
Absolutely classic left bank; Deep ruby in colour with some lighter reds at the edge. The nose is soft, starts with black fruit and a lot of plum, and then finishes with some gamey meat.
Lower acidity than I was expecting, with a very smooth finish. This is a great bottle and I would love to keep a few more for 2-5 years to see how it turns out.

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