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Château Bel-Air

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2020 Château Bel-Air Cuvée Jean Gabriel  (Lussac-St. Émilion) 91

Dark in color, the wine shows off its black fruit, licorice, espresso and dark cocoa character with little effort. Round, soft, lush and polished, the sweet fruits and silky textured finish hits the spot for early drinking, hedonistic pleasure. 90-92 Pts

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2020 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 90

Chocolate covered black cherries and plums with a truffle accent greets your nose. The wine is medium-bodied, soft, chewy, round and dark with more of those cocoa covered plums in the finish. 89-91 Pts

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2020 Château Bel-Air Cuvée Divine  (Bordeaux) 88

Medium-bodied, fruity, forward, soft, round, plum and chocolate-filled wine that will be ready for tasting on release. 87-89 Pts

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2019 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 87

Plum, licorice, truffle and underbrush aromatics, medium-body and a forward, lean, earthy, dark cherry profile on the palate are what you find here. This is an easy to like Pomerol for early drinking pleasure. 86-88 Pts

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2018 Château Bel-Air Cuvée Jean Gabriel  (Lussac-St. Émilion) 88

The wine is medium-bodied, soft, sweet, forward and accessible, allowing the juicy cherries and licorice to show front and center. 88 Points

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2018 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 88

Plummy with a touch of cocoa and herbs, the wine is round, soft, fruity and shows a touch of herbs and sweet black cherries in the finish. 88 Points

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Floral, forward, medium bodied with a licorice infused, red plum profile, there is not a lot of weight or complexity here but it will be pleasant in its youth. 86-88 Pts

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2017 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 86

Truffle, black cherry and just a hint of cocoa can be discerned in the nose and on the palate. The wine is medium bodied, simple and perfect for early drinking. 86 Points

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2016 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 87

Delicate, feminine, soft and approachable, a nice Pomerol for early drinking pleasure. 87 Points

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2016 Château Bel-Air Cuvée Jean Gabriel  (Lussac-St. Émilion) 88

The wine is ripe, round, medium bodied and displays its floral and cherry character easily. 88 Points

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2015 Château Bel-Air Cuvée Jean Gabriel  (Lussac-St. Émilion) 88

With 40% of the blend devoted to Cabernet Franc and the remaining 60 to Merlot the wine is forward, medium bodied shows its floral and cherry character easily. The soft, round wine leaves you with sweet, dark cherries, espresso and licorice. 88 Points

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Medium/full bodied, with a fresh, floral and dark cherry character, round, polished textures and a fruity finish. The wine, a blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Franc is a parcel selection of the estates best vines. 88 Points

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2015 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 87

Medium-bodied, fruity and better than in previous vintages, despite that pesky herbal note in the end that leap frogs the plummy fruits and permeates the finish. 86 - 88 Pts

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2014 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 83

Medium bodied, and almost light, the wine is bright, fresh and on the crisp, red berry side, with earthy accents. Simple in nature, this will be best in its youth. 83 Points

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2013 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 83

Light, polite and a bit tart with its red berries and light, dry finish. 82-84 Pts

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2012 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 86

Medium bodied, fresh, bright, open and with a core of red cherry fruit, there is an earthy side that comes through this wine, which will be best on the young side. 86 Points

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2011 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 86

From 100% Merlot planted in 6 hectares situated close to Trotanoy, the wine is aged in 20% new oak. The wine is soft textured, medium bodied and has a cherry-dominated personality. 86-88 Pts

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2010 Château Bel-Air  (Pomerol) 85

Quaffable Pomerol, with an earthy, black cherry personality, medium body and a dusty, cherry finish. 85 Points

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