2014 Belle Coline, Côtes de Blaye (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1209761 88-91 points Vinous

 The 2014 Belle Coline is rich, boisterous and super-expressive. Inky black fruit, smoke, tobacco, licorice and incense are laced together in the glass. The style is racy, supple and fruit-forward, all of which add to the wine's early appeal. Even with all of its obvious richness, the 2014 finishes with terrific energy and minerality. The blend is 91% Merlot and 9% Malbec. (AG)  (4/2015)

89-90 points James Suckling

 Another red with pretty concentration and depth of fruit. Full body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Best ever from here?  (3/2015)

Wine Spectator

 Fresh, with damson plum and sanguine notes, followed by a light incense hint through the finish. Elegant. (Web Only—2015)

K&L Notes

This is the first vintage of this wine. The vineyard is made up of wines of an average age of 45 years, never being replanted, of which the oldest are 60 years or more. The grape varieties planted are Merlot (90%) and Malber (10%). This wine exudes freshness. Concentrated while being soft and rich. Intense aromas. Long and elegant.

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