2010 Giscours Bordeaux Blend

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  • Bordeaux Blend
  • 750ML
  • WE 95
  • JS 95
  • NM 94
  • WS 94
  • WA 91
  • IWC 90

Reviews for 2010 Giscours Bordeaux Blend

WE 95
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, February 2013
Giscours shows an initial character of great style and elegance. The shining fruit and concentrated tannins follow, making it both a seductive wine and one with a long-term future.
JS 95
James Suckling - jamessuckling.com, November 2013
Aromas of mint and currants with hints of fresh herbs. Then turns to plum jam. Full body, with well-integrated tannins and pretty fruit. Long and caressing. This is really outstanding. Better in 2017.
NM 94
Neal Martin's Wine Journal - Neal Martin's Wine Journal, April 2011
Tasted twice at the chateau and the UGC a blend of 71% Cabernet Sauvignon (the highest ever) and 29% Merlot that cropped at 25-27hl/ha. It has a pH of 3.6 and 13.7% alcohol. I must say I really love the purity on this... Tasted twice at the chateau and the UGC a blend of 71% Cabernet Sauvignon (the highest ever) and 29% Merlot that cropped at 25-27hl/ha. It has a pH of 3.6 and 13.7% alcohol. I must say I really love the purity on this nose as dark cherries cassis and crushed flower soar from the glass. Very fine delineation here. The palate is medium-bodied with very silky smooth tannins almost Burgundian in texture. Lovely poise and focus long in the mouth this is the finest Giscours in a long time.
WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, March 2013
Features a lightly firm, singed alder frame around a core of dark plum, cherry and cassis bush notes. Taut tar and warm paving stone notes fill in on the finish. Shows serious, well-embedded grip, and the core of fruit is... Features a lightly firm, singed alder frame around a core of dark plum, cherry and cassis bush notes. Taut tar and warm paving stone notes fill in on the finish. Shows serious, well-embedded grip, and the core of fruit is spot on. This has the range, length and cut for the cellar. Best from 2014 through 2030. – JM
WA 91
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, February 2013
I thought this could be even more spectacular than it is, given the way the 2010 from Giscours performed from the barrel, but it is certainly outstanding. A beautiful wine, stunningly opulent, accessible and almost... I thought this could be even more spectacular than it is, given the way the 2010 from Giscours performed from the barrel, but it is certainly outstanding. A beautiful wine, stunningly opulent, accessible and almost atypically forward, it is plump and delicious already, and in that sense, it is almost reminiscent of the 2009. Deep ruby/plum/purple, with juicy black raspberry and black currant fruit as well as hints of cedar, licorice, forest floor and underbrush, the 2010 is medium to full-bodied, layered, round and impossible to resist already. It should drink beautifully for 20-25 years. - Robert Parker
IWC 90
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, August 2013
Bright ruby-red. Cassis, blackberry and licorice pastille on the nose. Then sweet, juicy and energetic in the mouth, with complex flavors of plum, currant, cedar, tobacco and spices along with a gamey nuance. Firmly built... Bright ruby-red. Cassis, blackberry and licorice pastille on the nose. Then sweet, juicy and energetic in the mouth, with complex flavors of plum, currant, cedar, tobacco and spices along with a gamey nuance. Firmly built but not hard. Finishes with serious but fine-grained tannins and a note of licorice. Still a bit strict today, this wine has the structure to repay aging. 90+
JJB 94
Alex Lallos - JJ Buckley, April 2011
60% cabernet sauvignon 32% merlot 5% cabernet franc and 3% petit verdot. Aged 15-17 months in approx 50% new oak. This high-toned effort boasts perfumed aromas of red and black currant followed by cacao and cherry cola... 60% cabernet sauvignon 32% merlot 5% cabernet franc and 3% petit verdot. Aged 15-17 months in approx 50% new oak. This high-toned effort boasts perfumed aromas of red and black currant followed by cacao and cherry cola and a hint of rose petal. Sleek and slender this wine offers great acid and minerality. Great balance. This will drink well for well 2-3 decades.