2015 Berliquet, St-Emilion (Pre-Arrival)

SKU #1256390 96-97 points James Suckling

 Here is a wine with great pedigree near Ausone. Full body, yet fast and agile. The finish lasts for minutes. You see the chalky soil in the wine.  (4/2016)

93 points Decanter

 There has been a renewed interest in this property over the past few months because it has just been bought by Château Canon, and in 2015 you can clearly see the potential. It displays smoked and grilled edges, and holds the palate firmly in place while it glides the vibrant red fruit along towards a menthol finish. Nicolas Thienpont has managed the property since 2008, although I assume this will end following the sale. Drinking Window 2023 - 2038. (JA)  (12/2017)

92 points Vinous

 The 2015 Berliquet has turned out beautifully. Sumptuous and inviting, it possesses remarkable depth and fruit intensity. Super-ripe red cherry, raspberry, wild flowers and mint all develop in this gracious, midweight Saint-Émilion. (AG)  (2/2018)

92 points Wine Spectator

 This has some heft, with dark currant, fig and blackberry confiture flavors liberally inlaid with graphite, singed mesquite and singed iron notes. Shows a grippy feel through the finish, but the fruit keeps pace, with the iron element lingering longest in the end. Best from 2022 through 2032. (JM)  (3/2018)

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 Deep garnet-purple in color, the 2015 Berliquet is a bit closed on the nose, with notions of baked plums and black soil with hints of fungi and bay leaves. The medium to full-bodied palate is a bit hollow with firm, chewy tannins and an herbal lift on the finish. (LPB)  (2/2018)

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Staff Image By: Clyde Beffa Jr. | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 5/13/2016 | Send Email
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The 2015 Berliquet is a blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc. The brilliant Nicolas Thienpont makes this wine (and owns the property) along with other great right bankers like Larcis Ducasse, Pavie macquin, Beausjour Duffau, etc. This wine is so good right now-bright and lively and forward. Round tannins and black currant fruit aromas that follow to palate. Stunning value.
Drink from 2018 to 2030

Staff Image By: Ralph Sands | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 5/4/2016 | Send Email
Very attractive fruit, not overdone in any way, very pure with nice balance. This wine is from the talented team of Nicolas Thienpont and Stephane Derenoncourt and may well end up being one of the right bank's best values.

Staff Image By: David Driscoll | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 5/4/2016 | Send Email
Soft and sweet-fruited with lush cherry and other red berries notes. This will probably taste great no matter when you open it!

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Specific Appellation:

Saint Emilion