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Château Belgrave 2022

Haut-Medoc AOC 5eme Cru Classe

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  • 89-91pts, Neal Martin, 2023
  • 89-91pts, Antonio Galloni- Vinous, 2023
  • 87pts, Jeb Dunnuck, 2023
  • 93-94, James Suckling, 2023

Château Belgrave’s rise has been meteoric since the Dourthe family took over in 1979. A refurbishment of both cellars and vineyards has ensured great wines. This fine, 93-94pt 2022 has rich blackcurrant fruit, with firm tannins and leafy complexity.

Château Belgrave’s rise has been meteoric since the Dourthe family took over in 1979. A refurbishment of both cellars and vineyards has ensured great wines. This fine, 93-94pt 2022 has rich blackcurrant fruit, with firm tannins and leafy complexity.

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Tasting notes

Velvety ripe fruit with firm chewy tannins, leafy, earthy complexity

Aroma

Ripe cassis, pencil lead, damp earth and tobacco leaf

Allergy information

Contains sulphites

Château Belgrave 2022

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  • 750.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2037

This former 18th-century hunting lodge and ornate château lies on the edge of Saint-Julien. Not surprisingly, the wines of Château Belgrave have a similar richness and finesse to those from the great Bordeaux commune, yet offer good value. The estate was adopted by the Dourthe family in 1979 and has been transformed. Refurbishments of the cellar and the property’s 55 hectares of vineyard were the start. Meticulous grape selection in the vineyard and the winery result in even finer quality, especially in such an impressive vintage as 2022. Cabernet-based and aged in fine French oak barriques for 14 months, it has a lovely richness and subtle power, with complexity matching the concentrated fruit. Open early and decant or cellar. A classic.

"Black berry, blackcurrant and crushed stone aromas and flavors. Creamy, velvety tannins" James Suckling
Critic, 93-94pts
Map showing Haut-Medoc AOC 5eme Cru Classe
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