2010 Haut Medoc Bordeaux Wine Tasting Notes, Buying Guide

2010 Bordeaux Wine Vintage Report and Buying Guide with Tasting Notes, Reviews and Ratings and producer comments for the best Bordeaux Wines from the Haut Medoc appellation. The 2010 Haut Medoc wines were tasted in barrel in Bordeaux, April 2011.

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2010 Belgrave uses 52% Merlot, 41% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot and 3% Cabernet Franc in this vintage. Stone, cassis and hints of pepper in the nose, full-bodied with ripe tannins, structure to age and a blackberry filled finish are found in this Bordeaux wine. 89-91 Pts

2010 Chateau Belle-Vue From a blend of 50% Merlot, 30% Merlot and 20% Petit Verdot, oak, vanilla, forest floor, floral and cassis aromas open to a medium bodied, soft textured Bordeaux wine that offers ample fresh cassis and dark cherry. 88-90 Pts

2010 Bernadotte Blending 51.5% Cabernet Sauvignon with the remainder Merlot, this Bordeaux wine opens with cassis and sweet black cherry balsamic scents. Medium bodied with dark berries and cassis in the finish, this should drink well on release. 88-90 Pts

2010 Fourcase Borie, formerly sold under the name of Fourcas Dumont is a new Bordeaux wine from Bruno Borie of Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou. Filled with juicy ripe, spicy cassis, blackberry and earth, this round, charming, crowd pleasing wine will offer a lot of bang for the buck in the under $20 category. 88-90 Pts

2010 Chateau de Gironville 50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Petit Verdot produce a crowd pleasing, Bordeaux wine filled with cassis, earth and spice that ends with fresh, black cherry and cassis. 87-90 Pts

2010 Goulee 80% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Merlot combine to produce a wine that opens with a spicy profile filled with coffee, fresh, ripe dark berries and licorice. Concentrated ripe, round berries, fresh cassis and bitter chocolate are found in the finish of this lush styled Bordeaux wine from the team that produces Chateau Cos d’Estournel. 90-92 Pts

2010 Haut Condissas offers big juicy mouthful of ripe cassis, licorice, oak and tannin. 89-91 Pts

2010 Potensac Beefy in style, powerful and tannic, with a long bitter chocolate and cassis finish that is slightly marred by some dryness in the finish traditionally styled Bordeaux wine. 88-90

2010 Poujeaux is produced from 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot. The perfume is filled with boysenberry, earth and mocha. In the mouth, this Bordeaux wine offers spicy, chocolate covered cassis, round textures and tannins to age. 91-93 Pts

2010 La Tour Carnet Oak, spice, cassis, earth and mocha scents open to a powerful, concentrated tannic Bordeaux wine with the structure to age well. There is some dryness in the finish. 89-91 Pts