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Château Le Rey

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2021 Château Le Rey Les Argileuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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 Château Le Rey Les Rocheuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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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2020 Château Le Rey Les Argileuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 90
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 Château Le Rey Les Rocheuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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 Château Le Rey Les Argileuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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 Château Le Rey Les Rocheuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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 Château Le Rey Les Argileuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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 Château Le Rey Les Rocheuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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

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2017 Château Le Rey Les Argileuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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.

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2017 Château Le Rey Les Rocheuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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 Château Le Rey Les Rocheuses  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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.

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2016 Château Le Rey  (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux) 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.% alcohol 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.% alcohol 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.

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