Château Balac 2016 – Haut-Médoc, Cru Bourgeois 

Château Balac 2016 – Haut-Médoc, Cru Bourgeois 

The nose is fruity and offers a fine power. It reveals notes of cassis, blackberry and more slightly ripe small wild berries associated with small touches of wild raspberry, spices as well as a very discreet hint of flowers and pepper (in the background). The palate is fruity, fresh, well-balanced and offers a good definition, a fine juiciness, a fine tension, a good structure as well as a fine acidulous frame. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fleshy/ripe raspberry, fleshy/ripe red berries and more slightly juicy cassis associated with a hint of graphite, cornflower as well as very discreet hints of spices. 

Note (Score): 15+/20

Note (Score): 89-90/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2019

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): Non (No)