2016 Plince Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 6L
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JS 94 DC 93 WA 92 WE 91 JL 90 VN 90 WS 90
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, February 2019

Very ripe blueberries here, married to delicate, smoky-oak and baking-spice character. Concentrated and succulent with a wonderful, mineral freshness at the long, energetic finish. A very flexible food-wine. Drink or hold.
DC 93

Decanter, October 2018

Smoky notes of cold ash spiral through the palate, while the fantastic concentration of fruit balances against gorgeous freshness and some menthol notes, finishing with tobacco and slate. Seductive, yet still...
WA 92

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2018

The 2016 Plince is a blend of 79% Merlot and 21% Cabernet Franc. It has a medium garnet-purple color and offers up scents of red and black currants, black cherries and mulberries with scorched earth, bay leaves and iron...
WE 91

Wine Enthusiast, May 2019

This 21-acre vineyard has produced a firmly structured wine with severe tannins that will take time to soften. The fruits along with acidity are still developing and will give an attractive wine from 2022.
JL 90

TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2017

Medium bodied, silky, soft and polished, this is a respectable wine with lots of ripe plums, earth and freshness. Read more at:https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/wine-tasting-note/?vintage=2016&wine=Chateau%20Plince
VN 90

Vinous, January 2019

The 2016 Plince is a soft, fruity wine. Plump, juicy and inviting, the 2016 offers plenty of immediacy. The 2016 is not especially complex, but it is quite delicious. Some of the slightly awkward notes I saw en primeur...
WS 90

Wine Spectator, January 2019

This has an alluring profile, with dark plum, fig and blackberry fruit melded with mulling spice, black tea and incense notes. The silky finish lets everything drape easily. Drink now through 2028. 4,100 cases made.–JM


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2016
Size 6L
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork