2020 Plince Bordeaux Blend

Bordeaux Blend - 750ML
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JS 94 JL 92 VN 91 DC 90 JD 90 WA 90 TWI 90
JS 94

jamessuckling.com, April 2023

The blue fruits and flowers with some dark chocolate come through clearly. It’s medium-bodied with firm tannins that are integrated and long. Savory finish. Needs three or four years to soften. Drink after 2026.
JL 92

TheWineCellarInsider.com, May 2021

(90-92 points) Licorice, flowers, wet earth and ripe red fruits show a vibrancy and freshness. The soft, silky tannins give the ripe berries texture, length and definition. The savory finish combines sweet red berries...
VN 91

Vinous, February 2023

The 2020 Plince is a powerful, burly wine. It offers up copious blue/black fruit, cloves, gravel, lavender and licorice. Readers should expect a bold Pomerol that is more power than finesse. Even so, it's hard not to like...
DC 90

Decanter, February 2023

Gorgeous perfumed, lovely scented aromatics on the nose, flowers and dark black fruits. Charming and seductive, this has a bounce and plushness to it, definitely a dark streak with some minerality - a metallic tang on the...
JD 90

jebdunnuck.com, March 2023

Ripe red and black fruits, spice, leather, and dried flower notes all emerge from the 2020 Château Plince, another balanced, concentrated, impressive wine from this awesome vintage. It will evolve for 15+ years with no...
WA 90

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2023

Aromas of jammy cherries, berries, rose petals and pencil shavings introduce the 2020 Plince, a medium to full-bodied, fleshy and charming wine with a giving, accessible profile that will render it approachable on...
TWI 90

The Wine Independent, March 2023

The 2020 Plince is deep garnet-purple in color. It features notions of prunes, baked blackberries, and tapenade, plus suggestions of tobacco leaf, dried herbs, and tar. The full-bodied palate is concentrated, with black...


Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region Pomerol
Vintage 2020
Size 750ML
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Cork

The 2020 Plince is a Bordeaux Blend from the prestigious Pomerol sub-region in Bordeaux, France. This red wine showcases a deep garnet-purple color that is visually stunning. The nose is immediately captivated by the gorgeous perfumed and seductive aromatics. It exudes an intoxicating bouquet of flowers and dark black fruits, enticing the senses with its charm and allure.

On the palate, the 2020 Plince reveals an impressive concentration of flavors. Ripe red and black fruits take center stage, accompanied by notes of spice, leather, and dried flowers. The wine offers a delightful balance, with soft and silky tannins that provide texture, length, and definition to the ripe berries. The vibrant acidity adds freshness and vitality to the overall profile.

Renowned wine critic James Suckling awarded this wine a remarkable score of 94 points, praising its integration of firm tannins and its savory finish. He suggests allowing the wine to mature for three or four years to fully appreciate its potential.

Other esteemed critics have also given high praise to the 2020 Plince. Wine critic Jeff Leve awarded it a score of 92 points, highlighting its vibrancy, freshness, and the combination of sweet red berries with touches of olives and herbs in the finish. Vinous and Decanter both awarded it 91 and 90 points, respectively, showcasing its power, boldness, and deep fruit characteristics.

The 2020 Plince is a medium to full-bodied wine with a fleshy and charming profile. It is approachable on release, making it an excellent choice for wine enthusiasts seeking immediate gratification. However, it also has the potential to evolve and improve over the next 15+ years.

Overall, the 2020 Plince is an exceptional Bordeaux Blend that exemplifies the elegance and complexity of wines from Pomerol. With its enticing aromatics, concentrated flavors, and impressive reviews from esteemed critics, this wine is a true gem that deserves a place in any wine lover's collection.