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|2018||Château Alcée (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)|
|2017||Château Alcée (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)|
Produced from 100% Merlot, the wine is sweet, juicy and already open. If you like the idea of licorice and ripe cherries with silky tannins and lift -- then you came to the right place. Drink this on release for sure.
1243 Views Tasted Apr 26, 2018
|2016||Château Alcée (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)|
Ripe, fleshy, sweet, and packed with juicy plums, black cherries, dark cocoa and licorice, this blend of 92% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc hits the spot from start to finish.
1836 Views Tasted Sep 21, 2019
With a strong earthy note kicking things off, the wine is round and forward with sweetness, ripe fruits, soft tannins and juicy plums with licorice in the finish. The wine was made from 92% Merlot and 8% Cabernet Franc.
1796 Views Tasted Apr 29, 2017
|2015||Château Alcée (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)|
Ripe and soft, soft and sweet, the wine offers sweet cherry, licorice and earthy notes. Medium/full bodied with a bright red berry character in the finish.
1390 Views Tasted May 21, 2018
Forward, soft and plummy, with an open, sweet fresh, bright red berry character, the wine has a nice spicy finish.
1112 Views Tasted Apr 29, 2016
|2014||Château Alcée (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)|
A medium bodied effort, with soft, textured, cherry and red plum notes, sweet tannins and an open, easy to like finish with a bit of spice in the end note. You can drink this on release, as it's already showing well.
1066 Views Tasted Mar 24, 2017
Dominated by 95% Merlot, with just 5% Cabernet Franc in the blend, the wine is sweet, medium bodied, fruity and forward and should be best in its youth. 86-88 Pts
1301 Views Tasted May 1, 2015
|2012||Château Alcée (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)|
Medium bodied, sweet and tart, black cherry, licorice and spice filled wine that displays a nice stone element in the smooth finish.
2192 Views Tasted Jul 6, 2015
The second vintage for Nicolas Thienpont was made from 95% Merlot and 5% Caberent Franc, the wine is a step up after the debut vintage. Licorice and dark berries provide a sweet, fleshy, jammy wine with freshness and minerality. 88-90 Pts
1223 Views Tasted Apr 26, 2013
|2011||Château Alcée (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux)|
Medium bodied, with bright red fruits, coffee bean, earth and stone notes deliver a wine that will be best on the young side. 87 Pts
1378 Views Tasted May 20, 2014
The debut vintage for this new Cotes de Castillon wine owned by Nicolas Thienpont. Produced from old vines that are on average, more than 50 years of age, the terroir is clay and limestone, similar to what you might find in St. Emilion. The vineyard is tiny. It's only a 2 hectare parcel. The wine is a blend of 95% Merlot and 5% Cabernet Franc. Rich, supple-textured and silky on the palate, there is good sweetness, minerality and intensity to the wine. 89-91 Pts
1327 Views Tasted Apr 20, 2012