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Château Hostens-Picant

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2020 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée des Demoiselles  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 90

Juicy, sweet and fresh with a distinctive aromatic character of white peach, spice, pear, lemon oil and green apples. There is a refreshing pop of green apples on the palate with sweetness and lift. This will be best in its refreshing youth. 90 Pts

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2020 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 86

Dominated by espresso, mocha, smoke, herbs and red fruits, the wine is forward, open, soft, bright, salty and already easy to drink. 85-87 Pts

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2020 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 90

Spicy, smoky, meaty, herbal and oaky, the fruit is round, soft and polished. Savory in character, with soft, ripe, round tannins and a spicy, earthy character to the plummy finish. Give this a few years of age before you pull a cork, and this could be an even better wine. 89-91 Pts

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2019 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 86

Spicy, earthy, smoky red fruits and underbrush are on the nose. Medium-bodied, earthy, round and fruity on the palate, the finish combines red berries and green olives with herbs on the rustic backend. 85-87-Pts

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2019 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 90

The star of the Sainte Foy appellation offers espresso bean roasted plums, black cherries and licorice on the nose. Ruby in color, the wine is soft, polished, juicy and loaded with sweet, ripe, fresh red fruits, herbs and spices. Drink it young, or age it a few years before opening a bottle. 89-91 Pts

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2019 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée des Demoiselles  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 88

White peach and green apples pop with freshness and a sweet, yellow citrus peel finish. This will be best in its refreshing youth. 88 Pts

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2018 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 87

Medium-bodied, herbs, bright red fruits and an easy going, earthy, red pit fruit finish with a touch of bitter chocolate and espresso on the back end. 87 Points

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Medium-bodied, bright red fruits, with herbs, tobacco and underbrush and red plums. 85-87 Pts

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2018 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 91

The undisputed star of the Sainte Foy appellation shows a deep color. Fresh, vibrant, dark red berries, espresso, licorice, cocoa, spice and dark chocolate are found on the nose and palate. Medium-bodied with a rich, round palate feel, the wine can be enjoyed early, though a few years will add more complexity here. 91 Points

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Lusciously textured, black fruits, soft tannins, licorice, espresso bean and plums come together in a forward styled, already delicious wine. Drink it young, or age it a few years before opening a bottle. 90-92 Pts

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2018 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée des Demoiselles  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 89

White peach, pomelo, lemon curd and a touch of vanilla on the nose and the palate, which is also where you find sweet green apples with lemon peel in the fresh finish. This will be best in its refreshing youth. 89 Points

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2016 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 91

Dark in color, the star of the little-known Saint Foy appellation is round, lush and loaded with deep black fruits and cocoa. The wine is fleshy and fruity. 91 Points

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Round textures, sweet, lush, red fruits and a juicy mid palate are made even better with a sweet, spicy, plummy finish. 91 Points

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2016 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 90

Earthy black cherry and roasted coffee beans kick things off nicely before moving on to the soft, sweet, forward, blast of juicy cherries and dark chocolate on the palate and in the finish. 90 Points

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Licorice, smoke and black raspberry scents open to a soft, sweet, supple, forward, open wine, which will offer its charms on release. 88 Points

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2016 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée des Demoiselles  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 90

For early drinking pleasure the wine serves up light notes of yellow citrus fruit with floral accents. 90 Points

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2015 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 87

Round, soft and open, the wine is medium bodied, with juicy plums, raspberries and an easy to like cherry finish. 87 Points

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2015 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 91

Supple, round, dark red fruits, with a character driven, polished, ripe, rich, lush fruity finish. 91 Points

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2014 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 87

Ripe, round, sweet plums, and juicy raspberries, with a sweet, soft, black cherry finish. 86-88 Pts

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2014 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 88

Rich, supple, sweet, dark red fruits, with a round, character driven, polished finish. 87-89 Pts

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2013 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 84

Citrus and tangy red berries in the nose, light and easy going, with an approachable, fresh, light cherry finish. From a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc. 83-85 Pts

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2012 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 84

Light and dominated by red berries, this medium-bodied wine ends with a red fruit finish. 83-85 Pts

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2012 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 88

The blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc reached 14% alcohol. The black cherry, licorice-centric wine offers soft textures and a medium-bodied cherry finish. 87-89 Pts

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2010 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 90

Forward, this modern styled, plump, round wine delivers lot of sweet, ripe black cherries, chocolate, smoke, fennel, coffee bean and blackberries. The wine is already drinking well. 90 Points

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2010 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 85

A simple, straight forward, generic Bordeaux wine in an easy to like style. I'd drink this over the next few years. 85 Points

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2009 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 85

Forest floor, spice strawberry and pepper on the nose, medium bodied with some green notes amongst the black raspberry flavors are found in the slightly drying finish. 85 Points

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2009 Hostens Picant is a medium bodied, soft textured wine with berries and hints of cocoa in the finish. 84-86 Pts

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2009 Château Hostens-Picant Cuvée d'exception Lucullus  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 89

Lucullus Cuvee d’Exception is the top wine from Hostens Picant. Stone, licorice and blackberry jam scents open to a medium bodied with soft, round textures that ends with a tasty plummy finish. 89 Points

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2009 Lucullus Cuvee d’Exception is the top wine from Hostens Picant. Minerals, dark fruit, blackberries, and pepper combined with soft, round textures are the signature of this wine. 87-90 Pts

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