Introducing the exquisite 2019 Clos de Bouard Bordeaux Blend, a captivating red wine hailing from the esteemed Saint Emilion region of Bordeaux, France. As you pour this wine into your glass, its deep, garnet hue enchants the eye, foretelling the richness and complexity that awaits.
On the nose, the aromas of plums, dark cherries, and dried herbs intertwine with delicate notes of violets, cloves, and peppercorns. This symphony of scents creates a sensory experience that is both alluring and enticing.
With a full-bodied presence on the palate, this wine embraces the senses with its plush, velvety tannins. Rich and harmoniously balanced, it showcases an abundance of dark fruit character that lingers throughout the tasting experience. The flavorful finish leaves a lasting impression, beckoning for another sip.
Esteemed wine critic James Suckling awards this wine a remarkable score of 92, describing its opulent qualities and recommending a drinking window that opens in 2024. Meanwhile, wine expert Jeff Leve bestows the wine with a score of 93, highlighting the captivating aromas of espresso, smoke, black cherry, and dark chocolate that dance in perfect harmony. Jeb Dunnuck also bestows a score of 93, praising the wine's purity, freshness, and outstanding length. Lastly, Vinous gives this wine a score of 93, noting its controlled black cherry and blueberry scents, medium-bodied palate, and satisfying graphite-tinged finish.
Crafted by the renowned Clos de Bouard winery, this Bordeaux blend is a testament to their commitment to excellence and respect for tradition. With a cork closure, this wine embodies the classic elegance that Bordeaux wines are known for.
With an alcohol percentage of 15.0, this wine showcases the power and intensity that can be achieved in the Saint Emilion terroir. Whether enjoyed now or cellared for further development, the 2019 Clos de Bouard Bordeaux Blend promises to be a magnificent addition to any wine enthusiast's collection.