Château d’Aiguilhe 2017 – Castillon Cotes-de-Bordeaux

Château d’Aiguilhe 2017 – Castillon Cotes-de-Bordeaux

The nose is aromatic, fruity, gourmand, well-built and offers a fine richness/power (in the background). It reveals notes of cassis and fleshy wild strawberry associated with fine touches of blackberry, discreet touches of red berries/cherry as well as discreet hints of caramelization and a subtle hint of lily (in the background). The palate is fresh, mineral, fruity, well-balanced and offers a beautiful definition, a nice fat, suavity as well as a fine creaminess. On the palate this wine expresses notes of juicy blackberry, fleshy/juicy strawberry and more slightly juicy red berries associated with fine touches of cassis,  cornflower/lily, a hint of sweet spices as well as a subtle hint of toasted almond, saline minerality, a subtle touche of vanilla and a discreet hint of liquorice. Tannins are fine and well-built. Beautiful suave and gourmand finish.

Note (Score): 16.5/20

Note (Score): 93/100

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)

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