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Château Le Boscq 2016

Château Le Boscq

2016
91-93
PARKER
16
JANCIS ROBINSON
94
SUCKLING
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£38.10

£36.19

/ 0.75 L btl

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Spec sheet

TypeRed wine
Region
Grapes
Producer
AllergensContains sulfites
Alcohol contenti13.0%

Drinking and storing

Serve between 16ºC and 18ºC

Ratings and awards

202091-92 SK
201990-92 PK94 SK
201891 PK16.5 JR92 SK
201790 PK15.5 JR91 SK
201691-93 PK16 JR94 SK
201515.5 JR92 SK
PK: ParkerJR: Jancis robinsonSK: Suckling

Wine critics reviewsReviews by Parker, Jancis Robinson, and Suckling

The 2016 Le Boscq, owned by Vignobles Dourthe, is a blend of 50% Merlot, 45% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petit Verdot and was picked 29 September until 20 October. This represents a move towards Cabernet Sauvignon and away from Merlot in the final blend. It has a very ripe, opulent bouquet that does not quite convey its terroir with the same aplomb as say, the Phelan-Ségur. It translates more of the winemaking than the terroir. The palate is medium-bodied with sappy red fruit, crisp acidity and quite an elegant finish. It is in the second half of this wine that the quality of the vintage shows through. Hopefully the aromatics will gain more composure and it will live up to the finish it currently displays. One to watch.

— Neal Martin (28/04/2017)Robert Parker Wine Advocate Vintage 2016 - 91-93 PARKER

Deep and brooding with dense, layered fruit and an abundance of finely honed tannin. Builds on the palate. Long, persistent finish. Substantial wine but everything in balance. One for the cellar.

— James Lawther (29/12/2020)JancisRobinson.com Vintage 2018 - 16.5 JANCIS ROBINSON

Wonderful aromas of crushed, fresh flowers and berries. Fantastic. Full body and round, velvety tannins. Deep and glorious. This delivers way above its price level. A blend of 48 per cent cabernet sauvignon, 47 per cent merlot and five per cent petit verdot.

— James Suckling (03/02/2019)JamesSuckling.com Vintage 2016 - 94 SUCKLING

Customer reviews

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