Welcome Back!Sign in here:

   Reset Password

Not Registered?Still need to become one of our thirsty clan 162293 strong?

Now's your chance!

Register Today!

Want the best wine for your buck?

212,009Wine Reviews
162,293Members
30Seconds to join
Ad

Château De Barbe Blanche Blend - Meritage 2010 Wine Review

Château De Barbe Blanche Blend - Meritage 2010

Château De Barbe Blanche Blend - Meritage 2010

A.C., Lussac St-Émilion, Bordeaux, France

  Add My Review


Price: $21.95

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.2%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château De Barbe Blanche

Agent: Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits

Product: 48066

More Wine Reviews and Ratings

reviewed this wine as follows:

Cépages: 65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc et 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

Code #: 10752783
Prix: 28,00$ (SAQ)
Servir: 16-17 Celsius
Carafe: 20-30 min.

M. André Lurton, l'une des personalité les plus connues à Bordeaux, est viticulteur depuis plus de 70 ans. L'ensemble de ses propriétés bordelaises s'étend sur 600 hectares de vignes, compte 200 salariés, 5000 clients et près de 50 millions d'euros de chiffre d'affaires. La production est vendue sur le territoire français dans une proportion de 50%, l'exportation accaparant le reste.

Le Château de Barbe Blanche appartient aux Vignobles André Lurton en copropriété avec M. André Magnon. Ce domaine comprend 28 hectares de vignes plantés en rouge et dont l'âge moyen oscille autour de 35 ans. Ce vin a été élevé pendant 12 mois en barriques de chêne, dont 50% de neuves.

Notes de dégustation:

Encore assez jeune, ce vin à la robe rouge rubis très foncé possède un aspect olfactif plutôt complexe. L'aération permet d'y déceler des notes fruitées (framboise, mûre et cassis), épicées (bois, réglisse) et empyreumatiques (chocolat, vanille). Grâce à sa fraîcheur, sa souplesse et son équilibre, ce vin passablement corsé pour le moment se révèle agréable. Il commande impérativement de la nourriture, telle des viandes rouges (boeuf et gibiers). Sera parfait d'ici 6 ans et durera un autre 6 ans par la suite.
Ad

FEEL LOST IN THE

STORE?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

NEED A GREAT HOLIDAY

WINE GIFT?

Give a gift subscription to my wine reviews for a friend. One size fits all tastes.

Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 162,293 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
Four-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award