2018 Quintus Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 6L
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JD 96 DC 95 JS 95 JL 95 WA 94 VN 92 WS 92
JD 96

jebdunnuck.com, March 2021

The flagship 2018 Château Quintus is on another level, offering a gorgeous nose of black raspberries, cassis, spicy oak, chocolate, graphite, and camphor. It has plenty of background oak, yet the texture is brilliant...
DC 95

Decanter, November 2019

Barrel sample. This wine has a deep purple-black hue and it combines the elegance of 2016 and gourmandise of 2015. It's splendidly aromatic with blueberry, spice and violet notes; the fruit bright and distinct...
JS 95

jamessuckling.com, June 2022

The deep, meaty and earthy nose pulls you into this concentrated and beautifully balanced St.-Emilion. Stunning interplay of fine and graceful tannins with restrained richness. Very long, fresh and light-footed finish...
JL 95

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2021

Flowers, spice, licorice and ripe, red fruits are all over the place. The wine somehow manages to balance elegance with high alcohol as this does perfectly. Sweet, long and intense, with a beautiful purity to all the red...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2021

(94+ points) A blend of 72.3% Merlot and 27.7% Cabernet Franc, the 2018 Quintus is deep garnet-purple in color, bursting from the glass with rambunctious scents of stewed black plums, boysenberries, dried mulberries and...
VN 92

Vinous, March 2021

The 2018 Quintus has gained more exuberance and intensity on the nose since its showing in barrel, offering flamboyant black fruit, blueberry, crushed violet petals and potpourri, all very well defined. A light menthol...
WS 92

Wine Spectator, March 2021

Plum, black cherry and cassis notes are seamlessly layered, while a bright mineral streak races underneath them. Finish pulls in subtle floral details while the fruit and minerality meld together. Nice length too. Merlot...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Saint Emilion
Vintage 2018
Size 6L
Percent alcohol 15%

Introducing the exquisite 2018 Quintus Bordeaux Blend from the renowned Saint Emilion region in Bordeaux, France. This captivating red wine is a true masterpiece, embodying the artistry and precision of winemaking at its finest.

In the glass, the wine showcases a deep, garnet-purple hue that immediately catches the eye and hints at the layers of complexity within. The nose is a sensational bouquet of flamboyant black fruit, blueberry, and crushed violet petals. As the wine opens up, delicate hints of potpourri and a touch of menthol emerge, adding to its allure. The aromas are beautifully well-defined, demonstrating the meticulous craftsmanship behind this vintage.

On the palate, the Quintus 2018 reveals its medium-bodied structure with grace and elegance. Crisp black fruit flavors take center stage, accompanied by subtle tobacco and light cedar notes that add depth and complexity. The wine exhibits a Left Bank-inspired personality, lightly spiced and with a precise, minerally finish that lingers on the palate.

Renowned critics have heaped praise upon this exceptional wine. Vinous awarded it an impressive score of 92 points, noting its exuberance, intensity, and well-defined aromas. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate awarded the wine an outstanding score of 94+ points, highlighting its voluptuous fruit, exotic spice, and plush tannins. Furthermore, esteemed wine critic Jeb Dunnuck awarded the 2018 Quintus an outstanding score of 96 points, describing it as the finest vintage to date for this esteemed estate.

Crafted from a blend of 72.3% Merlot and 27.7% Cabernet Franc, this wine strikes the perfect balance between elegance and high alcohol. With an alcohol percentage of 15.5%, it manages to maintain its poise and finesse, showcasing the purity and intensity of the red fruits that dominate the palate.

The 2018 Quintus is a wine of exceptional quality that will undoubtedly age gracefully for years to come. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for future indulgence, this Bordeaux Blend promises an unforgettable experience for wine enthusiasts seeking the finest expressions of Saint Emilion's terroir.