2016 Chateau De Barbe Blanche Lussac Saint EmilionBlend from France
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"The wine starts out very round on the palate. It is full-bodied, rich, powerful, and not heavy. The tannin is smooth. The spiciness comes through in the flavour. Beautifully b...
- 90 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
90 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
A little bit closed on the nose, but there is some licorice and allspice character. Medium-full palate with some velvety tannins and quite good length. A blend of merlot and cabernet franc. Better from 2020.
"The wine starts out very round on the palate. It is full-bodied, rich, powerful, and not heavy. The tannin is smooth. The spiciness comes through in the flavour. Beautifully balanced and elegant. Ideal with duck or lamb."- Importer
90 - James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com
|Varietal(s)||Merlot, Cabernet Franc|
|Taste||currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast, tar, tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper and green bean|
|Nose||violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee, leather, tobacco, broccoli, berry and flower|