2018 Clos de l'Oratoire Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 6L
2018 Clos de l'Oratoire Bordeaux Blend
  • JD 95
  • JS 94
  • JL 94
  • DC 93

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JD 95
jebdunnuck.com, May 2019
(93-95 points) From the stable of Stephan von Neipperg, the 2018 Clos De L'Oratoire is a ripe, sexy blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc aging in 45% new oak, that offers an upfront bouquet of blueberries, violets...   (93-95 points) From the stable of Stephan von Neipperg, the 2018 Clos De L'Oratoire is a ripe, sexy blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc aging in 45% new oak, that offers an upfront bouquet of blueberries, violets, spice box, and incense and has notable complexity. With a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, a seamless texture, and excellent length, it’s a classic wine from this estate, offering both opulence and elegance. It will keep for 20+ years.  
JS 94
jamessuckling.com, February 2021
Aromas of fresh blackberries, dried leaves, bitter chocolate, lemon zest and walnuts. Some wet earth, too. It’s medium-to full-bodied with firm, fine-grained tannins. Tight, focused layers. Rather juicy wine. Better from...   Aromas of fresh blackberries, dried leaves, bitter chocolate, lemon zest and walnuts. Some wet earth, too. It’s medium-to full-bodied with firm, fine-grained tannins. Tight, focused layers. Rather juicy wine. Better from 2025.  
JL 94
TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2019
(92-94 points) Medium bodied, elegant, fresh and charming! At the core of this wine you'll find licorice, smoke, cherry, flowers, wet earth, soft tannins and a dried, red pit fruit finish. The wine was made from blending...   (92-94 points) Medium bodied, elegant, fresh and charming! At the core of this wine you'll find licorice, smoke, cherry, flowers, wet earth, soft tannins and a dried, red pit fruit finish. The wine was made from blending 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc. Read more at:https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/wine-tasting-note/?vintage=2018&wine=Clos%20de%20l%27Oratoire  
DC 93
Decanter, November 2020
Deep plum colour, this has the rich texture and multi-layered dried herbs and spice feel that you often get with Clos de l'Oratoire. Juicy damson fruits come in through the mid palate and this is big and confident, and...   Deep plum colour, this has the rich texture and multi-layered dried herbs and spice feel that you often get with Clos de l'Oratoire. Juicy damson fruits come in through the mid palate and this is big and confident, and well balanced by slate minerality through the finish.  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2018
Size 6L