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Clos de Boüard

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2023
90
If you are seeking a soft-textured, elegant, medium-bodied wine with charm, and character, packed with sweet, ripe fruits that you can enjoy with pleasure on release, that sells for a song, this is for you. Drink from 2026-2032. 89-91 Pts.

If you are seeking a soft-textured, elegant, medium-bodied wine with charm, and character, packed with sweet, ripe fruits that you can enjoy with pleasure on release, that sells for a song, this is for you. Drink from 2026-2032. 89-91 Pts.

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2023
92
Quite floral in its nature, the wine is fresh, fruity, elegant, lively, and packed with crushed rocks, sweet cherries, spice, espresso, licorice, and chocolate. Medium-bodied, with sweetness, and ripe berries with hints of salty cocoa, and racy acidities, this will offer pleasure in its youth, as well as age for over a decade. The wine blends 85% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc, and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink from 2026-2038. 91-93 Pts.

Quite floral in its nature, the wine is fresh, fruity, elegant, lively, and packed with crushed rocks, sweet cherries, spice, espresso, licorice, and chocolate. Medium-bodied, with sweetness, and ripe berries with hints of salty cocoa, and racy acidities, this will offer pleasure in its youth, as well as age for over a decade. The wine blends 85% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc, and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon. Drink from 2026-2038. 91-93 Pts.

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2022
90
Forward, fresh, fruity, elegant, and with all of its sweet, ripe, red berries, and pit fruits, it is ready for consumption on release. Drink from 2024-2029. 89-91 Pts.

Forward, fresh, fruity, elegant, and with all of its sweet, ripe, red berries, and pit fruits, it is ready for consumption on release. Drink from 2024-2029. 89-91 Pts.

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2022
92
Flowers, cherries, espresso, and licorice form the core of this wine. Medium-bodied, soft, round, fresh, and sweet, with a refreshing, mint-leaf accent in the finish, this is going to be easy to enjoy on release. The wine blends 85% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon. For those keeping track, this was the first wine to be released in the 2022 futures campaign. Drink from 2025-2037. 91-93 Pts.

Flowers, cherries, espresso, and licorice form the core of this wine. Medium-bodied, soft, round, fresh, and sweet, with a refreshing, mint-leaf accent in the finish, this is going to be easy to enjoy on release. The wine blends 85% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon. For those keeping track, this was the first wine to be released in the 2022 futures campaign. Drink from 2025-2037. 91-93 Pts.

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2021
88
Spice, licorice, flowers, and cherries form the core of the nose and palate. The wine is medium-bodied, forward, soft and supple with a sweet and tart, bright, red fruit oriented finish. Drink from 2024-2030.

Spice, licorice, flowers, and cherries form the core of the nose and palate. The wine is medium-bodied, forward, soft and supple with a sweet and tart, bright, red fruit oriented finish. Drink from 2024-2030.

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Soft, fleshy, medium-bodied, round, forward and fruity, with a black cherry core of fruits on the nose and palate. Drink from 2023-2027. 87-89

Soft, fleshy, medium-bodied, round, forward and fruity, with a black cherry core of fruits on the nose and palate. Drink from 2023-2027. 87-89

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2021
91
With a nice depth of color, the wine pops with espresso, spice, flowers, smoke and red fruits in the nose. On the palate, the wine is soft, supple and creamy with a sweetness to the fruits, along with chocolate and a touch of oak that still needs to integrate. Drink from 2024-2036.

With a nice depth of color, the wine pops with espresso, spice, flowers, smoke and red fruits in the nose. On the palate, the wine is soft, supple and creamy with a sweetness to the fruits, along with chocolate and a touch of oak that still needs to integrate. Drink from 2024-2036.

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Deeply colored, the silky-textured, fresh wine is loaded with chocolate-coated plums, black cherries, spice, licorice, and a sprig of mint. Polished and lifted with soft tannins and sweet, plums with cocoa on the backend, you and enjoy this on release. The wine blends 85% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon. 13.8% ABV. The harvest took place September 19 - September 30. Drink from 2023-2033. 90-92

Deeply colored, the silky-textured, fresh wine is loaded with chocolate-coated plums, black cherries, spice, licorice, and a sprig of mint. Polished and lifted with soft tannins and sweet, plums with cocoa on the backend, you and enjoy this on release. The wine blends 85% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon. 13.8% ABV. The harvest took place September 19 - September 30. Drink from 2023-2033. 90-92

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2020
90
Flowers, licorice, cocoa and plum aromatics come through with little effort. On the palate, the wine is soft, fresh and fruity, with a polished, sweet, chocolate and cherry finish. Drink from 2023-2034.

Flowers, licorice, cocoa and plum aromatics come through with little effort. On the palate, the wine is soft, fresh and fruity, with a polished, sweet, chocolate and cherry finish. Drink from 2023-2034.

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Soft, lush, ripe and forward with a focus on its cocoa-infused plums, cherries and licorice. There is a nice polish to the tannins, and ample, sweet fruit in the finish, making this just great to enjoy on release. 89-91 Pts

Soft, lush, ripe and forward with a focus on its cocoa-infused plums, cherries and licorice. There is a nice polish to the tannins, and ample, sweet fruit in the finish, making this just great to enjoy on release. 89-91 Pts

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2020
93
The complicated nose, packed with licorice, smoke, espresso, black cherry, plum and dark chocolate let you know, this is going to rock! The richness, opulent textures, freshness and chocolate coated cherries taste and feel great on your palate as they linger, build and expand. This is the best vintage of Clos de Bouard produced yet! Drink from 2023-2040.

The complicated nose, packed with licorice, smoke, espresso, black cherry, plum and dark chocolate let you know, this is going to rock! The richness, opulent textures, freshness and chocolate coated cherries taste and feel great on your palate as they linger, build and expand. This is the best vintage of Clos de Bouard produced yet! Drink from 2023-2040.

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Dark in color, the bouquet pops with chocolate covered plums, licorice, smoke, stone and spice. Lusciously textured with layers of ripe, sweet, round, opulent fruits, this is a contender for the best vintage of Clos de Bouard yet. 92-94 Pts

Dark in color, the bouquet pops with chocolate covered plums, licorice, smoke, stone and spice. Lusciously textured with layers of ripe, sweet, round, opulent fruits, this is a contender for the best vintage of Clos de Bouard yet. 92-94 Pts

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2019
90
Medium-bodied, forward, soft, silky, round and fruity with an ample supply of licorice, dark cherries and cocoa from start to finish. You can enjoy this gem on release. Drink from 2022-2029.

Medium-bodied, forward, soft, silky, round and fruity with an ample supply of licorice, dark cherries and cocoa from start to finish. You can enjoy this gem on release. Drink from 2022-2029.

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Medium-bodied, round, lush and fruity, the licorice and chocolate overtones, with all that ripe, sweet fruit fills everything out nicely. 89-91 Pts

Medium-bodied, round, lush and fruity, the licorice and chocolate overtones, with all that ripe, sweet fruit fills everything out nicely. 89-91 Pts

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2019
93
Espresso, smoke, black cherry, dark chocolate and a background note of coconut come alive in the nose. On the palate the wine is lush, round, polished and supple, leaving you with loads of coffee bean, dark cocoa, smoke, licorice, plums and cherries on the mid-palate and in the finish. Drink from 2022-2036.

Espresso, smoke, black cherry, dark chocolate and a background note of coconut come alive in the nose. On the palate the wine is lush, round, polished and supple, leaving you with loads of coffee bean, dark cocoa, smoke, licorice, plums and cherries on the mid-palate and in the finish. Drink from 2022-2036.

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Rich, lush, opulently textured black, blue and red fruits are what you find on the palate. That is until you work your way over to the medium/full-bodied, sensuous, chocolate, licorice, espresso and fruit-filled, supple textured finish. 92-94 Pts

Rich, lush, opulently textured black, blue and red fruits are what you find on the palate. That is until you work your way over to the medium/full-bodied, sensuous, chocolate, licorice, espresso and fruit-filled, supple textured finish. 92-94 Pts

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2018
90
Fresh, bright fruits, chocolate and licorice work together perfectly in this forward, open, already easy to drink, medium-bodied, plummy wine. The second wine of Clos de Bouard was produced from 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. 89-91 Pts

Fresh, bright fruits, chocolate and licorice work together perfectly in this forward, open, already easy to drink, medium-bodied, plummy wine. The second wine of Clos de Bouard was produced from 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. 89-91 Pts

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2018
95
The debut vintage for this gem is made from blending equal parts Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Black cherries, licorice, smoke, violets, figs, and dark chocolate scents resonate in the perfume. The palate is however where the wine really shines with its silky textures, polished, gentle, dark red fruits, and supple, velvety, creamy textured finish. Clearly, this is the best wine ever produced from Montagne-St. Emilion. The only issue is finding any, as the production is a whopping 600 bottles for the world! Drink from 2024-2040.

The debut vintage for this gem is made from blending equal parts Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Black cherries, licorice, smoke, violets, figs, and dark chocolate scents resonate in the perfume. The palate is however where the wine really shines with its silky textures, polished, gentle, dark red fruits, and supple, velvety, creamy textured finish. Clearly, this is the best wine ever produced from Montagne-St. Emilion. The only issue is finding any, as the production is a whopping 600 bottles for the world! Drink from 2024-2040.

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2018
93
Deep ruby in color, you find the espresso, licorice, black plum and cherry nuances on the nose and palate. Round, lush, soft, silky and fresh, the fruit is ripe, sweet and earthy, with good length, refinement and a hint of espresso and cocoa on the backend.

Deep ruby in color, you find the espresso, licorice, black plum and cherry nuances on the nose and palate. Round, lush, soft, silky and fresh, the fruit is ripe, sweet and earthy, with good length, refinement and a hint of espresso and cocoa on the backend.

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Black plums, licorice, smoke, espresso and chocolate are easily discerned. On the palate, the wine is lush, polished, round and silky. The fruits are ripe, the tannins are polished and the finish mixes dark red fruits with cocoa, licorice, smoke and spice. This is only the second vintage for Coralie de Bouard, who was not able to produce a wine in 2017, due to difficult weather conditions. The wine is a blend of 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 92-94 Pts

Black plums, licorice, smoke, espresso and chocolate are easily discerned. On the palate, the wine is lush, polished, round and silky. The fruits are ripe, the tannins are polished and the finish mixes dark red fruits with cocoa, licorice, smoke and spice. This is only the second vintage for Coralie de Bouard, who was not able to produce a wine in 2017, due to difficult weather conditions. The wine is a blend of 85% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. 92-94 Pts

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2018
90
Forward, medium-bodied, soft, round, fruity and fresh, the wine is already offering its espresso, licorice, cherry and plum character. You can enjoy this on release while waiting for its big sister to develop.

Forward, medium-bodied, soft, round, fruity and fresh, the wine is already offering its espresso, licorice, cherry and plum character. You can enjoy this on release while waiting for its big sister to develop.

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2017
91
Gracefully forward, subdued yet seductive, prepare for gradations of chocolate-covered plums, mint and licorice from start to finish. The wine will blossom on your palate and finish with a warm blast of cocoa and plum. Due the frost only 20% of the typical volume was produced.

Gracefully forward, subdued yet seductive, prepare for gradations of chocolate-covered plums, mint and licorice from start to finish. The wine will blossom on your palate and finish with a warm blast of cocoa and plum. Due the frost only 20% of the typical volume was produced.

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2016
92
Black raspberries, licorice, herbs, plum, espresso and mint exude from the glass with little effort. From there, you move to the elegant, sensuous, silky palate with all that gorgeous, ripe, plum, cherry, smoke and herbs. The wine feels great on your palate from start to finish. The debut vintage from Coralie de Bouard is a wine that deserves to be tasted.

Black raspberries, licorice, herbs, plum, espresso and mint exude from the glass with little effort. From there, you move to the elegant, sensuous, silky palate with all that gorgeous, ripe, plum, cherry, smoke and herbs. The wine feels great on your palate from start to finish. The debut vintage from Coralie de Bouard is a wine that deserves to be tasted.

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The first vintage for the young Coralie de Bouard, who also owns La Fleur de Bouard in Lalande de Pomerol. The wine is deep in color with purple accents. The nose offers suggestions of flowers, black raspberries, plum and licorice. On the palate, the soft, silky textured, lush styled wine offers sweet, ripe, berries with freshness and the perfect hint dark chocolate in the end note. The wine was produced from a blend of 85% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. This is a great first effort.

The first vintage for the young Coralie de Bouard, who also owns La Fleur de Bouard in Lalande de Pomerol. The wine is deep in color with purple accents. The nose offers suggestions of flowers, black raspberries, plum and licorice. On the palate, the soft, silky textured, lush styled wine offers sweet, ripe, berries with freshness and the perfect hint dark chocolate in the end note. The wine was produced from a blend of 85% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 5% Cabernet Sauvignon. This is a great first effort.

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