Château Bouscassé

Madiran Tannat Blend

9.069 ratings
9.16 pro ratings
Madiran, Southwest France, France
Tannat, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Hard Cheese, Blue Cheese, Pungent Cheese, Herbs, Salami & Prosciutto, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Turkey, Duck
Top Notes For
Robert Reinhardt Jr

Nice nose, very nice balance low to no tanins. Medium finish good deal at price point

Nice nose, very nice balance low to no tanins. Medium finish good deal at price point

2 people found it helpfulOct 5th, 2016
Michael Tao

Really enjoyed this -- nice fruit and went well with steak dinner

Really enjoyed this -- nice fruit and went well with steak dinner

1 person found it helpfulDec 29th, 2016
John Howard

Harvest production at Hirsch and Cobb Wineries

9.3

Insanely rich and delicious. Great with Mari's beef stew.

Insanely rich and delicious. Great with Mari's beef stew.

1 person found it helpfulSep 30th, 2016
Maggie Harrison

100% tannat. 7 yrs old and still bright on the edges. black cherries/berries, cedar, intense flavor, medium weight with a lot of structural heft. firm tannins, medium + acid. cool stuff. geek alert

100% tannat. 7 yrs old and still bright on the edges. black cherries/berries, cedar, intense flavor, medium weight with a lot of structural heft. firm tannins, medium + acid. cool stuff. geek alert

May 18th, 2017
Todd Trzaskos

Dense fresh layers of blue and black fruit shroud the power of this wine...with lamb chops and lamb cavatelli it shows its balance.

Dense fresh layers of blue and black fruit shroud the power of this wine...with lamb chops and lamb cavatelli it shows its balance.

Jun 30th, 2016
Jason Keefer

I wine I think @Ryan Colthorp would like, half tannat, half merlot. Great balance with the tannat tannins and the merlot silkiness. Drinking good but structure to age another decade.

I wine I think @Ryan Colthorp would like, half tannat, half merlot. Great balance with the tannat tannins and the merlot silkiness. Drinking good but structure to age another decade.

Mar 5th, 2021
Zach Jindra

Prune, honey, black liccorice, black tea, dried blueberry, sweet tobacco, chocolate, espresso. Quite a bit of acidity, moderate tannins up front bit huge lingering tannins leave a viscous and inky mouthfeel.

Prune, honey, black liccorice, black tea, dried blueberry, sweet tobacco, chocolate, espresso. Quite a bit of acidity, moderate tannins up front bit huge lingering tannins leave a viscous and inky mouthfeel.

Oct 5th, 2017
Jana Jarvis

We haven't drunk too many tannat wines.

We haven't drunk too many tannat wines.

May 28th, 2017
Gil Tachibana

I am a cab lover, but I've given up on sub $20 cabs. This 2010 @ costco is $17! Great value. Medium body, nice balance.

I am a cab lover, but I've given up on sub $20 cabs. This 2010 @ costco is $17! Great value. Medium body, nice balance.

Mar 6th, 2017
Jason Sanders

Rich and aromatic with dark fruit. Powerful, but balanced out nicely with strong food flavors.

Rich and aromatic with dark fruit. Powerful, but balanced out nicely with strong food flavors.

Feb 26th, 2017