2014 Belair-Monange St. Emilion
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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  • WE 96
  • JS 96
  • WS 95
  • JD 95
  • JL 95
  • VN 93
  • WA 92
  • DC 91

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Reg: $164.94

$139.94

In Stock: 24+ btls
Ships Immediately

Pre-Arrival: 0 btls
ETA: Dec. 2018

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WE 96
Wine Enthusiast, April 2017
With the amalgamation of Château Magdelaine into this one property, the estate is now a considerable 58 acres. The wine is now performing in top gear. Powerful tannins drive the mainly Merlot blend with 10% Cabernet... With the amalgamation of Château Magdelaine into this one property, the estate is now a considerable 58 acres. The wine is now performing in top gear. Powerful tannins drive the mainly Merlot blend with 10% Cabernet Franc. It still shows signs of the wood aging and these will disappear to leave a richly endowed wine with a fine future. Drink from 2026.
JS 96
jamessuckling.com, February 2017
Extremely perfumed with rose aromas that turn to strawberries and citrus. Some stones, too. Full-bodied, yet reserved and ultra-refined. It goes on for minutes. Power with finesse. Try in 2022 but already a joy to taste.
WS 95
Wine Spectator, March 2017
There's gorgeous purity here, with cassis, loganberry and raspberry fruit carried by a lightly brambly feel, giving this more weight and grip than previous vintages. The chalky thread is there and really extends through... There's gorgeous purity here, with cassis, loganberry and raspberry fruit carried by a lightly brambly feel, giving this more weight and grip than previous vintages. The chalky thread is there and really extends through the finish but is easily absorbed overall. Ends with lovely bergamot and rooibos tea notes. Best from 2022 through 2035. – JM
JD 95
jebdunnuck.com, November 2017
The first vintage to include fruit from replantings on the upper plateau, the 2014 Château Bélair-Monange is another brilliant wine and is a 2014 that marries elegance and finesse with richness and terrific length. A... The first vintage to include fruit from replantings on the upper plateau, the 2014 Château Bélair-Monange is another brilliant wine and is a 2014 that marries elegance and finesse with richness and terrific length. A blend of mostly Merlot and roughly 10% Cabernet Franc, it offers ruby/purple-tinged color as well as a complex bouquet of black cherry and currant-like fruits, lots of Asian spice, acacia flowers, cedary spice, and dried earth-like minerality. Ripe, medium to full-bodied, exceedingly elegant, with fine tannin, and great finish, it needs an hour of air if drinking anytime soon, and will evolve gracefully for 10-15 years.
JL 95
TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2015
(93-95 points) Fresh black and red plum, olive and crushed stone aromatics bring forth a wine that displays richness. The lush tannins and a fresh, black cherry, satin-textured finish secures an lasting impression. Read... (93-95 points) Fresh black and red plum, olive and crushed stone aromatics bring forth a wine that displays richness. The lush tannins and a fresh, black cherry, satin-textured finish secures an lasting impression. Read more at:https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/wine-tasting-note/?vintage=2014&wine=Chateau%20Belair-Monange
VN 93
Antonio Galloni's Vinous, March 2018
The 2014 Bélair-Monange has an open, aniseed-tinged bouquet with plenty of ripe red berry fruit. There is something playful and joyful about these aromatics that demand to be noticed. The palate is medium-bodied with... The 2014 Bélair-Monange has an open, aniseed-tinged bouquet with plenty of ripe red berry fruit. There is something playful and joyful about these aromatics that demand to be noticed. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp acidity, firm tannin, quite grippy in the mouth but there are some lovely liquorice and spice notes that come through on the finish. Excellent. Tasted blind at the annual Southwold tasting. -- Neal Martin
WA 92
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2017
The 2014 Belair-Monange was a slightly perplexing wine when I tasted it from barrel, so I was intrigued to discover how it would perform now in bottle. It has what you might describe as a "straight-laced" bouquet: very... The 2014 Belair-Monange was a slightly perplexing wine when I tasted it from barrel, so I was intrigued to discover how it would perform now in bottle. It has what you might describe as a "straight-laced" bouquet: very direct and nicely delineated, albeit without the frills and nuances of some of the best Saint Emilion wines this vintage. There is an attractive wilted rose petal aroma that emerges with aeration, but I was seeking more intensity. The palate is better than the aromatics: silky smooth in texture, well-judged acidity, genuine depth and gentle grip in the mouth. There is tangible mineralité here, great focus with a sense of tension and "bite" towards the finish. I was probably being parsimonious with my score in barrel, although that is partly vindicated by the nose that needs to get its act together and match the potential of the palate. Let's see how this develops over the next few years. - Neal Martin
DC 91
Decanter, April 2015
Owned by Ets JP Moueix. Dark and red fruit aromas. Fruit opulent and layered on the palate. Fine tannic frame and fresh finish. Form and finesse; well executed. Drinking Window 2022 - 2034 - James Lawther MW Read... Owned by Ets JP Moueix. Dark and red fruit aromas. Fruit opulent and layered on the palate. Fine tannic frame and fresh finish. Form and finesse; well executed. Drinking Window 2022 - 2034 - James Lawther MW Read more at https://www.decanter.com/wine-reviews/france/bordeaux/chateau-belair-monange-st-emilion-premier-grands-crus-19244#W7mQPou6Z2tFfdkA.99
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Emilion
Vintage 2014