Château Belair-Monange

St. Émilion Red Bordeaux Blend

9.440 ratings
9.410 pro ratings
St. Émilion, Libournais, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
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9.8

A huge, intense Saint-Émilion, the Bélair-Monange is just as impressive from bottle as it was from cask. That's the good news. The not-so-good news is that the wine is going to need at least a decade to shed some of its considerable baby fat. A rush of super-ripe black cherry, game, smoke and tobacco hits the palate as this dramatic, unrestrained Saint-Émilion shows off its explosive personality. The 2015 speaks with an assertive voice that demands attention – and it got mine, that’s for sure. The blend is 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Feb 2018)

A huge, intense Saint-Émilion, the Bélair-Monange is just as impressive from bottle as it was from cask. That's the good news. The not-so-good news is that the wine is going to need at least a decade to shed some of its considerable baby fat. A rush of super-ripe black cherry, game, smoke and tobacco hits the palate as this dramatic, unrestrained Saint-Émilion shows off its explosive personality. The 2015 speaks with an assertive voice that demands attention – and it got mine, that’s for sure. The blend is 88% Merlot and 12% Cabernet Franc. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, Feb 2018)

Feb 28th, 2018
Felipe Ferreiro

Sommelier/Wine Director Restaurante Las Rias Bajas

9.5

Magnificat Juvé & Camps

Magnificat Juvé & Camps

Nov 3rd, 2016
jake aziz

Oh wow.

Oh wow.

Jun 2nd, 2016
Shana Wall

Red & Black Fruit, Salty goodness, elegant & classy... Just like the Beautiful Sunset surrounding it :) ☀️🍷❤️. #ChateauBelairMonange #StEmilion #1er #GrandCru #2008 (the 1st vintage with the debut of their new label with Monange on it... After the new owners Grandmother) 85% #Merlot & #15% #CabernetFranc ❤️❤️❤️👍👏 #Wino

Red & Black Fruit, Salty goodness, elegant & classy... Just like the Beautiful Sunset surrounding it :) ☀️🍷❤️. #ChateauBelairMonange #StEmilion #1er #GrandCru #2008 (the 1st vintage with the debut of their new label with Monange on it... After the new owners Grandmother) 85% #Merlot & #15% #CabernetFranc ❤️❤️❤️👍👏 #Wino

Jan 25th, 2015
Tom Kobylarz

Depth, structure, fruit, minerality, need to get me some of this #NYWE13 #bdx2010

Depth, structure, fruit, minerality, need to get me some of this #NYWE13 #bdx2010

Oct 31st, 2013
Aaron Tan

Wow

Wow

Aug 11th, 2016
Toni Zablocki

Hi 💕💕💕

Hi 💕💕💕

Apr 21st, 2016
Adam Smith

Largw format wonderful

Largw format wonderful

Apr 8th, 2016
Charles Saumade

Tout simplement excellent. Au premier nez, des arômes de framboises se dégagent. Après agitation, des arômes de chocolat apparaissent. En bouche, les deux se mêlent. Un pur régal !

Tout simplement excellent. Au premier nez, des arômes de framboises se dégagent. Après agitation, des arômes de chocolat apparaissent. En bouche, les deux se mêlent. Un pur régal !

Mar 21st, 2016
Eric Guido

So good now, its hard to imagine waiting. Incredible purity contrasted by intense, rich red fruits, sweet herbs, gravel dust and undergrowth. On the palate, silky textures caressed the senses, as a coating of raspberry and cherry fruits tapered off to floral hints and minerals. It finished refined with palate saturating red fruits and hints of spice.

So good now, its hard to imagine waiting. Incredible purity contrasted by intense, rich red fruits, sweet herbs, gravel dust and undergrowth. On the palate, silky textures caressed the senses, as a coating of raspberry and cherry fruits tapered off to floral hints and minerals. It finished refined with palate saturating red fruits and hints of spice.

Feb 29th, 2016