Balthus (Château Reignac) 2017 – Bordeaux Supérieur

Balthus (Château Reignac) 2017 – Bordeaux Supérieur

The nose is aromatic, slightly powerful and offers a fine freshness as well as a very fine concentration. It reveals notes of blackberry, fleshy cassis and fleshy raspberry combined with hints of crunchy wild strawberry, grapes as well as fine toasted touches, sweet spices, a touch of almond and an imperceptible touch of gray pepper (in the background). The mouth is fruity, well-balanced, very slightly tight and offers a fine juiciness, fat, a good suavity, gourmandize, dynamism, a beautiful finesse, tension, a good dimension / harmony, a fine complexity, freshness as well as a beautiful and fine grain. On the palate this wine expresses notes of crushed / juicy boysenberry, crushed / juicy cassis and small notes of fleshy strawberry combined with touches of crushed raspberry, toasted oak, subtle touches of chocolate, a very discreet hint of almond, caramelization, saline minerality as well as an imperceptible touch of tea / lily and pepper (in the background). Tannins are fine and slightly powdered. gourmandize and fleshiness on the finish.

Note (Score): 16.75/20

Note (Score): 93-94/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 04/2018

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Rouge (Red)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Oui (Yes)