Côtes De Castillon, Bordeaux

Château Côte Montpezat

Cuvée Compostelle Côtes de Castillon Red Bordeaux Blend 2018

Spicy currants on the nose. Peppery, spicy-- dark fruit, no cherry whatsoever. Dangerously easy to get through! — 5 days ago

Château Cantinot

Premières Côtes de Blaye Red Bordeaux Blend 2003

2003 vintage. Surprisingly the label only states 12,5% abv. in the year of the heatwave. Another stunning example of how underrated Blaye and Bourg can be. Strawberry jam and cedarwood. Still a lot of ripe red fruit and good acidity. Tannins have a little rough edge but are well-integrated. Delicious food wine, and a huge success for the vintage. Note: it seems that this estate is not as good anymore as it used to be, so it might be wiser to stick to the older vintages. — 17 hours ago

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Château Gros Moulin

Côtes de Bourg Malbec Blend 2018

2018 vintage. Black cherries, cedarwood, violets and spices. Good fruit concentration, balanced by bright acidity, well-integrated alcohol (14,5 abv.) and serious ripe tannin structure. This estate has enjoyed a very good reputation for a very long time and is going from strength to strength. Terrific value. Should age well for 15+ years, but very enjoyable now. — 10 days ago

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Stefan Dolhain

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Tasted a bottle of the 1970 (!), straight from the Château, no label, so I cannot post comment. It was absolutely amazing, full of life with complexity and length.

Château La Sablière De Beauséjour

Cotes de Castillon Red Bordeaux Blend 2016

Excellent pure fruits and no discernible oak to ruin it. — 4 days ago

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Château d'Aiguilhe Querre

Comtes de Neipperg Côtes de Castillon Red Bordeaux Blend 2001

Alex Lallos

Beautifully aged! — a month ago

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Château La Croix-Davids

Tradition Côtes de Bourg Red Bordeaux Blend 2017

2017 vintage. Juicy and fresh, great value at 9 euro. — 4 days ago

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Château de Pitray

Premier Vin Red Bordeaux Blend 2015

Cherries, raspberries, mid-dry. — 9 hours ago

Château Cap de Faugères

Côtes de Castillon Merlot Blend 2011

2011 vintage. Estate with 46 hectares of vineyards owned by Silvio Denz (also Faugères, Péby-Faugères and Roycheron in Saint-Emilion , and Lafayrie-Peyraguey in Sauternes). Sometimes criticised for the modern style, the truth is in the glass. And this Cap de Faugères from a difficult vintage absolutely delivers for the price (9,90 euro). Deep red colour with only a slight evolution at the rim. The nose is a bit jammy, but the mouth is much better with the ripe fruit balanced by the acidity and well-tamed tannin. It may be not the most subtle wine, but it's a very attractive right bank Bordeaux at its peak and a strong effort for the vintage. — a month ago

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Château Gros Moulin

Heritage 1757 Côtes de Bourg Malbec 2016

2016 vintage. 100% Malbec. Dark red with purplish rim. Intensely perfumed with violets, cedar wood, blackberries, tobacco, coffee and a hint of thyme. Layers of juicy black fruits with subtle spices, intense and fresh with well-integrated oak and nice length. A great example of how well Malbec can perform in Bourg. Great value too. — 7 days ago

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