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Château Blaignan 2010 Wine Review

Château Blaignan 2010

Château Blaignan 2010

Médoc, Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2015-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Blaignan

Agent: Charton Hobbs Inc

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Lots of toasty oak and hickory smoke on the nose of this robust, rustic red wine. This Cabernet blend from Bordeaux is well-priced. It gets a bit thinner on the palate than the nose would lead you to believe but is nonetheless good value.

Food pairings: hearty meat dishes, barbecued chicken, char-grilled lamb.

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This Château Blaignan 2010 was reviewed on February 9, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Gwen Barton rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Intense coloured wine. Complex nose of cherry, blackberry and earthy notes. Spicy, smokey taste, well balanced with nice finish. Few years cellared would add much to this lovely wine.
Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Deep ruby colour. Aromas of stewed cherries, prunes, mint, and a hint of green stem and wood smoke. The medium tannins are still quite young. The mouthfeel is fairly light and the fruits are quite juicy, with a finish of sour cherries. Give this wine a few more years to mellow and round out. Score 87. (S.Segard, reviewed Feb. 24, 2017)
This robust Bordeaux red wine blend is 60/40 Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes. Viticulture dates back to the 14th century at Chateau Blaignan. The vineyard is located in the northern part of the Medoc region of Bordeaux and is planted with 60% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and 40% Merlot. There is good acidity on this wine and tannins are velvety. - Community Wine Reviews

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