2018 Croix Cardinale Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JD 93 JD 93 JL 92 WS 92 JS 91 WA 90 WE 90
JD 93

jebdunnuck.com, May 2019

(91-93) From vines just beside Fleur Cardinale (the estate acquired this 4.5-hectare parcel in 2012), the 2018 Château Croix Cardinale reveals a deep purple color as well as medium to full-bodied notes of spiced plums...
JD 93

jebdunnuck.com, March 2021

Coming from a tiny parcel next to Fleur Cardinale and 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc, the 2018 Château Croix Cardinale has a beautiful, complex nose of red and black fruits, white truffle, flowers, and sandalwood. With...
JL 92

TheWineCellarInsider.com, April 2019

(90-92) Medium/full bodied, silky, polished, forward and juicy, this wine is a show off with its ripe fruits, licorice, smoke and chocolate. Enjoy this early drinking charmer while waiting for its big brother to develop...
WS 92

Wine Spectator, March 2021

This glides in seductively, with crushed plum, warmed raspberry compote and black currant paste flavors that have subtle energy, while hints of black tar, singed alder and savory underscore the finish. For more near-term...
JS 91

jamessuckling.com, February 2021

Currants, wild raspberries, hazelnuts, dried herbs and flowers on the nose. Some meaty aromas, too. It’s medium-bodied with sleek tannins. Fresh and silky. A little light on the finish, but very attractive. 75% merlot and...
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2021

Composed of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc, possessing 14.5% alcohol, the 2018 Croix Cardinale is deep garnet-purple colored, bursting from the glass with notions of juicy black and red plums, lifted cherries and baked...
WE 90

Wine Enthusiast, April 2021

This smoothly rich wine comes from an estate under the same ownership as cru classé Fleur Cardinale. It is spicy, dense with blackberry fruits and swathes of ripeness. This opulent wine will age relatively quickly. Drink...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2018
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14.5%
Closure Screw Cap