2018 Couvent des Jacobins Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
2018 Couvent des Jacobins Bordeaux Blend
  • WA 95
  • JS 94
  • JL 92
  • JD 91
  • DC 91
  • VN 91

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WA 95
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2019
(93 - 95 points) The 2018 Couvent des Jacobins is made up of 82% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot. Deep garnet-purple in color, it features baked blueberries, stewed plums and redcurrant jelly with hints of...   (93 - 95 points) The 2018 Couvent des Jacobins is made up of 82% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc and 7% Petit Verdot. Deep garnet-purple in color, it features baked blueberries, stewed plums and redcurrant jelly with hints of cumin seed, cinnamon and crushed rocks. Full-bodied and densely laden with black fruits, it has a velvety texture and plenty of freshness supporting the long, spicy finish.- LPB  
JS 94
jamessuckling.com, February 2021
Polished aromas of currants, blueberries, mahogany, walnut and tobacco. It’s full-bodied with firm, tight-grained tannins. Chewy, concentrated and structured. Real and harmonious character. Try from 2024.
JL 92
TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2021
Chocolate covered plums and cherries are all over the place here. The wine is silky, polished, soft and fruity with layers of sweet plums, licorice and crushed stone from start to finish. Read more...   Chocolate covered plums and cherries are all over the place here. The wine is silky, polished, soft and fruity with layers of sweet plums, licorice and crushed stone from start to finish. Read more at:https://www.thewinecellarinsider.com/search-wine-tasting-notes/?szSearch=2018+Couvent+des+Jacobins  
JD 91
jebdunnuck.com, March 2021
An outstanding wine, the 2018 Couvent Des Jacobins reveals a medium ruby/purple color as well as perfumed notes of framboise, red currants, dried flowers, and spice. This carries to a medium-bodied, ethereal Saint-Emilion...   An outstanding wine, the 2018 Couvent Des Jacobins reveals a medium ruby/purple color as well as perfumed notes of framboise, red currants, dried flowers, and spice. This carries to a medium-bodied, ethereal Saint-Emilion with moderate depth and richness yet beautiful overall balance, no hard edges, and a great finish. It's another one of those wines that grows on you with time in the glass and shines more for its balance and elegance than power. I don't think it's going to make old bones, but it should keep nicely for 10-12 years.  
DC 91
Decanter, April 2019
Dark but bright-edged purple in colour, the spice from the Petit Verdot in the blend comes through on the nose and in the colour. It's not quite as precise as some, with reductive notes just knocking the aromatics out...   Dark but bright-edged purple in colour, the spice from the Petit Verdot in the blend comes through on the nose and in the colour. It's not quite as precise as some, with reductive notes just knocking the aromatics out, but this will resolve itself during ageing. It has firm tannins, a lovely creamy mid-palate and deep spices which extend the finish. 40% new oak. Read more at https://www.decanter.com/wine-reviews/france/bordeaux/couvent-des-jacobins-st-emilion-grand-cru-classe-2018-29386#71PIj4lYp8LUVWOT.99  
VN 91
Vinous, March 2021
The 2018 Couvent des Jacobins is soft, fruity and easygoing, all of which make it a good choice for drinking now and over the next handful of years. Blackberry jam, chocolate, spice and new leather all flesh out. The 2018...   The 2018 Couvent des Jacobins is soft, fruity and easygoing, all of which make it a good choice for drinking now and over the next handful of years. Blackberry jam, chocolate, spice and new leather all flesh out. The 2018 has plenty to offer in its supple, mid-weight personality but I wouldn't push my luck on aging. -- Antonio Galloni  
Category Description
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML