2017 Du Tertre Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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WE 95 JL 93 VN 92 DC 91 JS 91
WE 95

Wine Enthusiast, March 2020

Made by the same team as Giscours, this wine reflects the same attention to detail. Ripe tannins give the wine its firm side while the structure is powerful and dense. Drink this wine from 2024. - ROGER VOSS
JL 93

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2018

(91-93) Walk into a flower store with a basket of cherries and you get the idea, especially if you add peppery spice, tobacco leaf and wet earth. Soft, polished, refined and sweet, the tannins are silky, the fruits are...
VN 92

Vinous, March 2020

The 2017 du Tertre is a very pretty wine. Succulent red cherry, dried flowers, mint, blood orange and spice notes meld together in a pliant, mid-weight Margaux that will drink well right out of the gate. This is an...
DC 91

Decanter, November 2019

Subdued nose, this takes its time in the glass but opens up to show savoury redcurrant and raspberry fruits. An estate that often emphasises texture, minerality and spice over fruit. There is complexity here but the...
JS 91

jamessuckling.com, January 2020

A very aromatic red with spice, mushrooms and berries as well as plums. Medium body. Juicy finish. A blend of 75% cabernet sauvignon, 10% merlot, 10% cabernet franc and 5% petit verdot. Drink now or hold.


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Margaux
Vintage 2017
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13%
Closure Cork

The 2017 Du Tertre Bordeaux Blend hails from the prestigious region of Margaux in Bordeaux, France. This red wine exudes elegance and sophistication, making it a true gem for wine enthusiasts. With its deep red color and a cork closure, it immediately signals a wine of quality and craftsmanship.

Upon first glance, the 2017 Du Tertre captivates with its beautiful label, showcasing the attention to detail that goes into every aspect of this wine. The aromatics of this wine are simply enchanting, offering a bouquet of spice, mushrooms, berries, and plums. It is a symphony of scents that entice the senses and leave a lasting impression.

On the palate, this Bordeaux Blend reveals its true character. Soft, polished, and refined, it caresses the taste buds with its silky tannins and juicy fruits. The combination of 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot Franc, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Petit Verdot creates a harmonious blend that showcases the best qualities of each varietal. The wine is well-balanced, with a touch of peppery spice, tobacco leaf, and wet earth adding complexity and depth.

The critics unanimously praise the 2017 Du Tertre, with scores ranging from 91 to an impressive 95 points. Jeff Leve describes it as delicious in its youth and notes its potential for aging. James Suckling highlights its aromatic qualities and recommends enjoying it now or holding onto it for further development. Wine Enthusiast commends its firm structure and suggests waiting until 2024 to fully appreciate its potential. Vinous, known for their meticulous reviews, praises its elegance and labels it one of the prettiest recent Tertres. Lastly, Decanter notes its subdued nose but acknowledges the complexity and minerality that make it a standout choice.

Whether savored now or cellared for further maturation, the 2017 Du Tertre promises to deliver a remarkable wine experience. Its pedigree, combined with its exceptional reviews, makes it an irresistible choice for lovers of Bordeaux wines.