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Château Le Rey

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2022
93
Deeply colored, the wine opens with oceanic influences, flowers, leaves, herbs and black cherries. Medium-bodied, supple, creamy and fresh with a strong mineral accent to the sweet, juicy plums on the mid-palate and in the backend. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc.15% ABV, 3.6 pH. Drink from 2025-2037. 92-94 Pts.

Deeply colored, the wine opens with oceanic influences, flowers, leaves, herbs and black cherries. Medium-bodied, supple, creamy and fresh with a strong mineral accent to the sweet, juicy plums on the mid-palate and in the backend. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc.15% ABV, 3.6 pH. Drink from 2025-2037. 92-94 Pts.

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2022
92
Lush, round, polished dark red fruits with loads of chalk deliver length and complexity. It is hard to find a better value from the Cotes de Bordeaux appellation. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2025-2035. 91-93 Pts.

Lush, round, polished dark red fruits with loads of chalk deliver length and complexity. It is hard to find a better value from the Cotes de Bordeaux appellation. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2025-2035. 91-93 Pts.

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2021
90
Medium-bodied, soft, fresh and silky, there is a refined edge to the sweet red fruits on the mid-palate and in the finish. The wine is produced from blending 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc, 13.5% ABV%. This well-priced, early-drinking charmer is a by-the-case purchase. Drink from 2023-2030. 89-91

Medium-bodied, soft, fresh and silky, there is a refined edge to the sweet red fruits on the mid-palate and in the finish. The wine is produced from blending 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc, 13.5% ABV%. This well-priced, early-drinking charmer is a by-the-case purchase. Drink from 2023-2030. 89-91

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2021
91
Black raspberries, crushed rocks, wet earth and a touch of cocoa are already showing on the nose and palate. The wine is medium-bodied, soft, sweet and fresh, with lift, energy and sweet red fruits in the finish. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc, 13.65% ABV. This will be easy to enjoy on release. Drink from 2023-2031. 90-92

Black raspberries, crushed rocks, wet earth and a touch of cocoa are already showing on the nose and palate. The wine is medium-bodied, soft, sweet and fresh, with lift, energy and sweet red fruits in the finish. The wine blends 80% Merlot with 20% Cabernet Franc, 13.65% ABV. This will be easy to enjoy on release. Drink from 2023-2031. 90-92

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2021
91
Orange rind, dried flowers, coffee bean, licorice and red fruits are all over the place here in the nose and on the soft, fresh, elegant, vibrant palate, that delivers a refreshing sprig of mint and a salty edge to the fruits on the backend. This will be fabulous on release! Drink from 2024-2032.

Orange rind, dried flowers, coffee bean, licorice and red fruits are all over the place here in the nose and on the soft, fresh, elegant, vibrant palate, that delivers a refreshing sprig of mint and a salty edge to the fruits on the backend. This will be fabulous on release! Drink from 2024-2032.

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2021
90
Flowers, crushed rocks, black raspberries with strawberries pop from the glass. On the palate, the wine is soft, fresh, polished, forward and easy to drink. This well-priced, early-drinking charmer is a by-the-case purchase. Drink from 202-2031.

Flowers, crushed rocks, black raspberries with strawberries pop from the glass. On the palate, the wine is soft, fresh, polished, forward and easy to drink. This well-priced, early-drinking charmer is a by-the-case purchase. Drink from 202-2031.

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2020
92
Flowers, sea salt, coffee bean, wet earth and black plums grace the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant and fresh, with silky, vibrant, layers of black cherries and spice that express their essence with little effort. This will be fabulous on release! Drink from 2023-2032.

Flowers, sea salt, coffee bean, wet earth and black plums grace the nose. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, elegant and fresh, with silky, vibrant, layers of black cherries and spice that express their essence with little effort. This will be fabulous on release! Drink from 2023-2032.

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2020
92
Black cherries, licorice, and a hint of espresso open the nose. Silky and fresh, the wine is already disarmingly easy to drink due to its layers of sweet, ripe and vibrant red fruits with their polished, silk finish. Drink from 2023-2034.

Black cherries, licorice, and a hint of espresso open the nose. Silky and fresh, the wine is already disarmingly easy to drink due to its layers of sweet, ripe and vibrant red fruits with their polished, silk finish. Drink from 2023-2034.

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Ripe, fresh, forward, fruity and loaded with juice, the wine offers great earthy character in a round, open, accessible style and the best part is, it sells for a song. This is a wine to purchase by the case. 89-91 Pts

Ripe, fresh, forward, fruity and loaded with juice, the wine offers great earthy character in a round, open, accessible style and the best part is, it sells for a song. This is a wine to purchase by the case. 89-91 Pts

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2020
92
Sporting a rich, deep color, the wine pops with black cherries, stones, spice and licorice. Round, lush, ripe and packed with layers of black cherries that express their essence with little effort. And all that sweet ripe fruit really lingers in the finish. This will be fabulous on release! 91-93 Pts

Sporting a rich, deep color, the wine pops with black cherries, stones, spice and licorice. Round, lush, ripe and packed with layers of black cherries that express their essence with little effort. And all that sweet ripe fruit really lingers in the finish. This will be fabulous on release! 91-93 Pts

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2019
91
Flowers, wet earth, mushroom, crushed rock and plums form the core of this wine. Soft, round, polished, fresh and already a treat to imbibe, the wine finished with a minerality driven, vibrant red plum and cocoa end note. It is hard to find a better in Bordeaux today. Drink from 2022-2033.

Flowers, wet earth, mushroom, crushed rock and plums form the core of this wine. Soft, round, polished, fresh and already a treat to imbibe, the wine finished with a minerality driven, vibrant red plum and cocoa end note. It is hard to find a better in Bordeaux today. Drink from 2022-2033.

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Medium-bodied, bright, fresh and peppy, the bright, juicy, ripe, soft-textured red fruits and supple textured finish stands out, because there is nothing in the way of enjoying this delicious wine. It is hard to find a better in Bordeaux today. 90-92 Pts

Medium-bodied, bright, fresh and peppy, the bright, juicy, ripe, soft-textured red fruits and supple textured finish stands out, because there is nothing in the way of enjoying this delicious wine. It is hard to find a better in Bordeaux today. 90-92 Pts

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2019
91
Quite floral on the nose, the wine is also nuanced with notes of wet earth, cherries, plums and a hint of smoke. Elegant, soft textured, medium-bodied, bright and already open, the fruits are sweet, ripe, soft and vibrant with a solid blast of juicy cherries and crushed rock in the finish. The wine was produced from 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2022-2032.

Quite floral on the nose, the wine is also nuanced with notes of wet earth, cherries, plums and a hint of smoke. Elegant, soft textured, medium-bodied, bright and already open, the fruits are sweet, ripe, soft and vibrant with a solid blast of juicy cherries and crushed rock in the finish. The wine was produced from 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. Drink from 2022-2032.

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From vineyards planted in limestone terroir, the wine is medium-bodied, juicy, sweet, fresh, bright and forward. Drink this young wine for its beautiful ripe fruit. The wine was produced from 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. 89-91 Pts

From vineyards planted in limestone terroir, the wine is medium-bodied, juicy, sweet, fresh, bright and forward. Drink this young wine for its beautiful ripe fruit. The wine was produced from 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. 89-91 Pts

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2018
92
Smoke, spice, flowers and fresh red berries smell just great. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, sweet, silky and fresh, with a good sense of purity to the red fruits. Soft, supple and long, this is already a treat in your glass. It is hard to find a better value in Bordeaux today.

Smoke, spice, flowers and fresh red berries smell just great. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied, sweet, silky and fresh, with a good sense of purity to the red fruits. Soft, supple and long, this is already a treat in your glass. It is hard to find a better value in Bordeaux today.

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As soon as this hits the stores, you can grab a bottle, pop a cork and enjoy all the sweet, ripe, round, red fruits and licorice with ease. It is hard to find better value from any wine region. 88-90 Pts

As soon as this hits the stores, you can grab a bottle, pop a cork and enjoy all the sweet, ripe, round, red fruits and licorice with ease. It is hard to find better value from any wine region. 88-90 Pts

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2018
91
Spicy kirsch, espresso, plums, cherries, licorice and English breakfast tea scents get you ready for what comes next. From there you enjoy loads of silky, elegant, refined, sweet, juicy red fruits and crushed rock sensations. Fresh, energetic and long, this is one of the top values you can find in Bordeaux today.

Spicy kirsch, espresso, plums, cherries, licorice and English breakfast tea scents get you ready for what comes next. From there you enjoy loads of silky, elegant, refined, sweet, juicy red fruits and crushed rock sensations. Fresh, energetic and long, this is one of the top values you can find in Bordeaux today.

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Floral, ripe, juicy and already a lot of fun to drink, this is sweet, ripe and plummy with a nice spicy note in the round, finish. 89--91 Pts

Floral, ripe, juicy and already a lot of fun to drink, this is sweet, ripe and plummy with a nice spicy note in the round, finish. 89--91 Pts

1,886 Views   Tasted
2017
88
This medium-bodied wine is slightly spicy, soft-textured, round, ripe and filled with licorice and sweet cherry. It will drink fine upon release.

This medium-bodied wine is slightly spicy, soft-textured, round, ripe and filled with licorice and sweet cherry. It will drink fine upon release.

5,141 Views   Tasted
2017
90
Yet another early drinking charmer! Supple textured, juicy, soft, sweet and fresh, the berries are ripe, the wine is fruity and there is freshness. Already delicious, you can drink this on release.

Yet another early drinking charmer! Supple textured, juicy, soft, sweet and fresh, the berries are ripe, the wine is fruity and there is freshness. Already delicious, you can drink this on release.

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2016
90
Approachable, soft, polished, fresh cherries, round textures and a plummy finish that is just delicious now. This is a purchase by the case wine.

Approachable, soft, polished, fresh cherries, round textures and a plummy finish that is just delicious now. This is a purchase by the case wine.

2,627 Views   Tasted
2016
92
Opaque in color, this is fat, ripe, sweet, juicy and down right sexy! Lush, yet fresh, the wine has good density and length. This will be delicious on release. The wine is made from 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, reaching 14.% ABV with a pH of 3.3. This is a new wine from the talented Jean-Christophe Meyrou. For a wine this good, it sells for a song.

Opaque in color, this is fat, ripe, sweet, juicy and down right sexy! Lush, yet fresh, the wine has good density and length. This will be delicious on release. The wine is made from 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc, reaching 14.% ABV with a pH of 3.3. This is a new wine from the talented Jean-Christophe Meyrou. For a wine this good, it sells for a song.

2,131 Views   Tasted