2010 Bouscat Cuvee La Gargone
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML

  • WA 92

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Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2011
2010 Cuvee Gargone: This offering comes from a single south-facing hillside parcel that was cropped at a remarkably low 16 hectoliters per hectare. Composed of 60% Merlot 20% Malbec 18% Cabernet Franc and 2% Cabernet... 2010 Cuvee Gargone: This offering comes from a single south-facing hillside parcel that was cropped at a remarkably low 16 hectoliters per hectare. Composed of 60% Merlot 20% Malbec 18% Cabernet Franc and 2% Cabernet Sauvignon it hit 15.6% natural alcohol but the wine is not hot because of the vintage's hallmark freshness and precision as well as good acidity. An opaque purple color is followed by blackberry charcoal and camphor notes. With excellent fruit intensity and medium to full body this sleeper of the vintage is capable of drinking well for a decade.
JJB 93
Geoffrey Binder - JJ Buckley, April 2011
50% merlot 25% malbec and 25% cabernet franc. 90% new oak. The nose is tightly packed with anise incense floral and a touch of cedar. Those aromas are mirrored on the palate which offers black fruit and a rich creamy... 50% merlot 25% malbec and 25% cabernet franc. 90% new oak. The nose is tightly packed with anise incense floral and a touch of cedar. Those aromas are mirrored on the palate which offers black fruit and a rich creamy texture that finishes with rounded tannins. This will need a few years in bottle to soften up.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Bordeaux Superieur
Vintage 2010