Château Bonalgue 2017 – Pomerol

Château Bonalgue 2017 – Pomerol

The nose is aromatic, gourmand and offers a fine freshness (in the background) as well as a juiciness/crunchiness. It reveals notes of blackberry, wild black berries, vanilla and small notes of crunchy Gariguette strawberry, black cherry, fleshy red berries associated with fine touches of toasted, a hint of flowers/violet, tonka bean, racy minerality, caramelization as well as a discreet/imperceptible hint of Cuben pepper (in the background).  The palate is fruity, well-balanced, full, racy, precise and offers a fine unctuosity, freshness (in the background), an acid frame, good definition, racy minerality, a fine straightness, a fine density, a fine unctuosity as well as tension. On the palate this wine expresses notes of fresh blackberry, juicy/crunchy berries and more slightly wild strawberry, black cherry associated with fine touches of blueberry, vanilla, toasted, a very discreet hint of sweet spices as well as a hint of tonka bean, coffee, almond and a very discreet hint of cornflower/lily. Tannins are well-built and very slightly chewy.

Note (Score): 16/20

Note (Score): 92/100

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)