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Domaine de Courteillac

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2018 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 87

Bright, juicy, fresh, crisp red fruits in a medium-bodied format that will offer easy drinking on release. 86-88 Pts

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2016 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 88

Fresh cherries, espresso, earth and licorice fill the perfume. The wine is fresh, medium bodied, soft, forward and open. This ready to drink charmer leaves you with sweet earthy plums in the finish. You can drink this on release and over the next 5-7 years.

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The wine has gained a bit of concentration over the past year so that now, the black cherries and licorice come through loud and clear. Forward, early drinking and charming, this is a fine Bordeaux value wine.

1772 Views   Tasted 88

Medium bodied, easy drinking charmer, with fresh, black raspberry, licorice and red cherries. Soft textured and forward, this will drink well early.

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2015 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 88

Well priced charmer with loads of sweet, black raspberries, cocoa and thyme. Medium bodied, and forward, there is nice value to be found here.

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2014 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 88

Medium bodied, fruity, soft textured, ripe, black cherry, espresso and licorice accents and a round, fruit filled finish. The wine was made from a blend of 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon. This is perfect for current, near term drinking.

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2013 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 85

Simple, light, correct, red berries and an easy going finish that requires early drinking. 84-86 Pts

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2012 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 85

The wine is medium-bodied, ripe, soft, oaky and slightly drying in the finish, from a blend of 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc. 84-86 Pts

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2010 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 87

A nice, easy drinking, Merlot domianted, quaffable wine that is ready go, with soft dark cherries and hints of licorice in the finish. This is not a wine to age.

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2009 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 88

From a blend of 70% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Franc and 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, this already delicious wine is filled with licorice, jam and soft textured red and black fruits. This should deliver pleasure on release.

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2009 Domaine de Courteillac. This domain was purchased in 1998 by Dominique Meneret from Stéphane Asseo, when Asseo left to create L'Aventure in Paso Robles, in which Dominique remains a partner. The vineyard is planted in clay and limestone. From a blend 70% merlot, 20% cabernet sauvignon, and 10% cabernet franc, this soft textured wine offers dark, anise coated berries. It finishes with black raspberries. 86-88 Pts

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2008 Domaine de Courteillac Merlot Cabernet  (Bordeaux Supérieur) 86

08 Domaine Courteillac, with its deep color and generous dose of ripe black fruit, plus a low price, is an enjoyable wine everyone can afford. 84-87

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