2016 Ripeau Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 6L
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REVIEWS

JD 94 VN 93 DC 92 JS 92 JL 92 WA 91
JD 94

jebdunnuck.com, February 2019

Showing beautifully each of the three times I was able to taste it, the 2016 Château Ripeau reveals a ruby/purple color as well as a forward, fleshy style in its black fruits, tobacco, earth, and underbrush-scented aromas...
VN 93

Vinous, January 2019

The 2016 Ripeau exudes darkness, power and intensity. Succulent black cherry, plum, bittersweet chocolate, new leather, grilled herbs, licorice and cloves all build in the glass. Racy and flamboyant to the core, the 2016...
DC 92

Decanter, October 2018

The second year under ownership of the Gregoire family, and definitely one to watch. This has real personality - tight with high acidity that reflects its youth - but it's brimming with cassis fruits, liquorice root and...
JS 92

jamessuckling.com, February 2019

Attractive ripe dark-plum and raspberry coulis here with a palate that offers an array of smoothly rendered tannins and a sleekly arrayed finish. Try from 2022.
JL 92

TheWineCellarInsider.com, September 2019

Flowers, black raspberries, licorice and cocoa scents move you for the palate, which is medium-full bodied, ripe, soft, sweet, fresh and forward. The finish is all about the juicy, cocoa tinged, fresh, dark red fruits...
WA 91

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, December 2018

(91+ points) Blended of 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, the 2016 Ripeau has a deep garnet-purple color and nose of blackberry pie, dried herbs and earth with savory notions of beef drippings, charcuterie and wood...

WINE DETAILS

Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2016
Size 6L