2010 Clos de l'Oratoire Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • JS 95
  • WS 94
  • WA 94
  • NM 91

Reviews for 2010 Clos de l'Oratoire Bordeaux Blend

JS 95
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, April 2011
(JS94-95 points) Love the finish to this. It really kicks in with bright acidity citrus and blackberries and minerals too. This is complex. Full and super silky. Loving it!
WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2013
Very solid, with a dark black fruit profile of currant, blackberry and fig framed by roasted alder wood and backed by bittersweet ganache and mouthwatering briar notes on the long finish. This has the tarry grip of the... Very solid, with a dark black fruit profile of currant, blackberry and fig framed by roasted alder wood and backed by bittersweet ganache and mouthwatering briar notes on the long finish. This has the tarry grip of the vintage and should cellar nicely as there's lively acidity behind all the fruit and grip. Best from 2015 through 2030. 3,750 cases made. –JM
WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2013
It displays loads of Christmas fruitcake, licorice, incense, black cherry and black currant liqueur with some smoky barbecue notes as well as hints of coffee bean and chocolate. Sexy, full-throttle and impossible to... It displays loads of Christmas fruitcake, licorice, incense, black cherry and black currant liqueur with some smoky barbecue notes as well as hints of coffee bean and chocolate. Sexy, full-throttle and impossible to resist already, it should continue to drink well for 15 or more years, and I don't anticipate this particular wine closing down. - Robert Parker
NM 91
Neal Martin's Wine Journal - Neal Martin's Wine Journal, March 2014
Tasted blind at the Southwold Bordeaux 2010 tasting. There is a lot of extraction on the nose of the Clos l'Oratoire 2010 with baked cherries, blackberry, hints of soy and marmalade that all unfold with confidence in the... Tasted blind at the Southwold Bordeaux 2010 tasting. There is a lot of extraction on the nose of the Clos l'Oratoire 2010 with baked cherries, blackberry, hints of soy and marmalade that all unfold with confidence in the glass. The palate has a voluminous entry with firm and bold tannins. It has a dense core of dark plum, blackberry and black pepper fruit that combine on the dense finish that has "long-term" written all over it.