Search Wine Tasting Notes

For a better Search Result, use the Advanced Wine Search. Else, enter the wine name and the vintage if desired, or the region for tasting notes. If you don’t get the result you’re seeking, either we do not have tasting notes on the wine or for that exact year. To help your search results, broaden your search to just the wine name and check for spelling errors. You can sort your results by ratings, vintage or alphabetically.

Recent Wine Tasting Notes

Château Hostens-Picant

16 notes Sort by: Vintage - Name - Rating

2018 Château Hostens-Picant  (Sainte Foy Bordeaux) 86

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

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

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

973 Views   Tasted
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.

345 Views   Tasted

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

978 Views   Tasted 91
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.

601 Views   Tasted

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

1355 Views   Tasted 88
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.

211 Views   Tasted
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.

1212 Views   Tasted
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.

1019 Views   Tasted
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

1409 Views   Tasted
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

1413 Views   Tasted
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

1445 Views   Tasted
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

1393 Views   Tasted
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

1507 Views   Tasted
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.

1947 Views   Tasted
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.

2025 Views   Tasted
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.

1907 Views   Tasted

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

2076 Views   Tasted 85
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.

2633 Views   Tasted

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

2934 Views   Tasted 89