2014 Clos de l'Oratoire Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 93 WS 92 WA 91
JS 93

jamessuckling.com, February 2017

This is already really delicious. The black-fruit aromas are really ripe, but there’s no hint of jammy stuff. Tastes simultaneously juicy and creamy, and the tannins are so graceful: The wine glides across the palate. If...
WS 92

Wine Spectator, March 2017

Shows lovely fruit, with waves of blueberry, plum and boysenberry compote rolling over each other. The polished structure is well-embedded, while the finish lets a graphite note peek out. Emphasizes purity rather than...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2017

The 2014 Clos l'Oratoire has certainly lost its bashful personality since en primeur, now in bottle, much more exuberant with pure cranberry, boysenberry and orange rind aromas, nicely delineated with impressive...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2014
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%

In the enchanting region of Bordeaux, France, lies the exquisite 2014 Clos de l'Oratoire wine. This red blend is a true testament to the artistry of winemaking, showcasing the unique characteristics of the Saint Emilion sub-region. With an alcohol content of 14.5%, this wine is sure to captivate the senses and transport you to the heart of Bordeaux.

On the visual front, the wine presents a deep, rich red color that is both enticing and alluring. Its velvety texture coats the glass, hinting at the luscious flavors that await. As you bring the glass to your nose, you are greeted by a symphony of aromas. Waves of blueberry, plum, and boysenberry compote gracefully intertwine, creating a tapestry of fruit that is both complex and harmonious.

The palate is where this wine truly shines, with its polished structure and well-embedded tannins. The flavors of ripe black fruits dance across the palate, simultaneously juicy and creamy. The wine glides effortlessly, leaving a trail of elegance in its wake. There is a purity to this wine that emphasizes its finesse rather than extraction, making it a true delight to savor.

Renowned critics have also recognized the exceptional qualities of the 2014 Clos de l'Oratoire. Wine Spectator awarded it a score of 92, praising its fruit-forward nature and graphite note on the finish. James Suckling was equally impressed, rating it with a stellar 93, highlighting its deliciousness and graceful tannins. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate bestowed a score of 91, commending its exuberance, volume, and impressive presence.

This wine is truly a gem from Bordeaux, embodying the essence of the region and the skill of its winemakers. It is best enjoyed from 2018 through 2028, allowing its flavors to evolve and mature. Whether you are a seasoned wine enthusiast or a curious newcomer, the 2014 Clos de l'Oratoire is an experience that should not be missed. Indulge in a glass of this Bordeaux blend and let it transport you to the vineyards of Saint Emilion.