2020 Marquis d'Alesme Becker Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JA 96 JS 95 JL 95 JD 94 WA 94 VN 94 DC 93 WS 93
JA 96

janeanson.com, March 2023

A don't miss wine, this has wonderfully powerful fruits delivered with class and character. The abundant tannins have slate-edged grip and the black cassis and bilberry fruits sit alongside waves of oyster shell...
JS 95

jamessuckling.com, May 2021

(JS 94-95 points) Chewy and very tannic with a solid depth of dark fruit, showing blackberry and currant character. Full and powerful. Real structure here.
JL 95

TheWineCellarInsider.com, March 2023

Lilacs, roses, licorice, espresso, spice and wild cherries, along with a hint of tobacco leaf shoot from the glass. On the palate, the wine is supple, creamy, polished and generous, the fruit is full-bodied, fresh and...
JD 94

jebdunnuck.com, March 2023

The 2020 Château Marquis D'Alesme Becker showed well, and this tiny Margaux estate continues to producer fabulous wines under the helm of Marjolaine de Coninck. Based on 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Petit...
WA 94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, May 2021

(92 - 94 points) Composed of 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc, the 2020 Marquis d'Alesme Becker is aging for approximately 18 months in French oak barrels, 50% new. Deep...
VN 94

Vinous, February 2023

The 2020 Marquis d'Alesme is matured in 50% new oak and was bottled a little later than other châteaux. It has a crisp bouquet with redcurrant, white-tipped strawberry, cedar and crushed violet aromas. The palate is...
DC 93

Decanter, February 2023

Juicy and upfront, this is deep and rich with a dominant aspect of liquorice, salty stones, dark chocolate and cola, giving this a bit of a savoury and heady aspect with the fruit in the background slightly. Excellent...
WS 93

Wine Spectator, November 2022

Solidly built, with a singed sandalwood and alder frame holding a core of dark plum and warmed cassis together, while light charcoal, bay leaf and earth details emerge on the finish. A strong showing. Cabernet Sauvignon...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Margaux
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork

The 2020 Marquis d'Alesme Becker is a stunning Bordeaux Blend that showcases the exceptional quality of the Margaux appellation in Bordeaux, France. With its deep, rich color and impeccable structure, this wine is a true expression of the terroir.

On the nose, the wine reveals an enticing bouquet of dark fruit, with notes of blackberry and currant taking center stage. There is a solid depth to the aromas, hinting at the wine's chewy and tannic nature. As you delve deeper into the glass, subtle hints of licorice, espresso, and wild cherries emerge, adding complexity and intrigue.

The palate is where this wine truly shines. It is full-bodied and powerful, with a supple and creamy texture that coats the mouth. The fruit is ripe and rich, with perfectly balanced flavors of plums, cherries, and a touch of chocolate. The integrated tannins provide structure and elegance, while the acidity adds freshness and vibrancy. The finish is long and satisfying, leaving a lasting impression.

Notable wine experts have showered this wine with high praise. James Suckling awarded it an impressive score of 95 points, praising its chewiness and tannic backbone. Decanter also gave it a score of 93 points, highlighting its excellent weight, firm structure, and balanced nature. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate and Jeb Dunnuck both rated it 94 points, commending its vibrant fruit, fine-grained tannins, and great finish. Vinous awarded it 94 points as well, noting its persistent flavors and fine texture. Jane Anson, a renowned wine critic, gave it an outstanding score of 96 points, describing it as a "don't miss" wine with powerful fruits and an effortless Margaux finesse.

With its exceptional quality and rave reviews, the 2020 Marquis d'Alesme Becker is a wine that demands attention. It is a true reflection of the Margaux region and a testament to the skill and passion of the Marquis d'Alesme Becker winery. This wine is a must-try for any wine enthusiast and will undoubtedly impress even the most discerning palates.