Bel Colle

Château Bel Air-Marquis d'Aligre

Margaux Red Bordeaux Blend 2011

Lyle Fass
9.6

Wow, so earthy and mushroomy. Margaux florals are singing. Red currants. leather, smoke, spice, so many aromas. A 9.7 nose. Lights out. Peppermint. Candy cane. So complex and diverse. Dried leaves. Wet leaves. Tree bark. Juicy and clean with lovely sweet red currant fruit, terrific freshness and some gritty tannins. Great acids and finesse. Cocoa powder and a bittersweet mocha on the finish linger. Spectacular. Such fine tannins and glorious cherry fruit now. BAMA kills in every vintage. After 20 minutes the nose closed as did the palate. I will wait. — a month ago

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Castello Colle Massari

Poggio Lombrone Montecucco Riserva Sangiovese 2016

Black fruits with acidity @, L’HBitud, 230930 — 5 months ago

Guillaume Gonnet

Bel Ami Chateauneuf du Pape Red Rhone Blend 2019

Juice world. Cherries. GSMC blend. Great find at Vin Chicago. — 4 months ago

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Domaine du Bel Air

Jour de Soif Bourgueil Cabernet Franc 2022

Light, spicy, Juicy and smooth: A simple joy can be as satisfying as any complex piece of art, if made on point. Try this easy going Cabernet Franc and try to proove me wrong! — 4 months ago

Moraga Vineyards

Bel-Air Red Bordeaux Blend 2017

Luxurious red blend with fruit forward cherry, currant and vanilla. Finish not as complex as my favorite Napa Cabs or blends. Enjoyable. — 5 months ago

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Il Colle (Carli)

Brunello di Montalcino Sangiovese 2010

In a great spot. Rich, elegant, soulful. There’s some power underneath that silken mouthfeel. No rush on this one, tertiary tones moving forward. Nose is gorgeous, leathery, floral, foresty. — 7 months ago

Cadence

Bel Canto Cara Mia Vineyard Red Blend 2016

Have you baked fruit I’ve only slightly accompanied, bacon, spices, more like a little bit of juicy and fatty tannins that complement more than blend. Gives a good structure, so the whole thing doesn’t end up too jammy. Woods beyond oak like cedar, cigarbox, Cedar, Pinion-wood, things like that. A little bit of forest floor mushroom.  — 4 months ago

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Colle dei Venti

Tùfoblu Barbaresco Nebbiolo 2017

Dark berries, complimented by tobacco, cedar, and vanilla. Sticky and fresh with good length. — 5 months ago

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Château Bel-Air Lagrave

Cru Bourgeois Moulis en Médoc Red Bordeaux Blend 1990

celebrating 37. another lovely old bordeaux. this one is musty and dusty with muted fruit notes, rhubarb, berries, black currant, and then some black tea, green pepper, and a little bit of tobacco leaf. very very nice. — 7 months ago

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Jason Gelman

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thanks!