Region / Appellation: Médoc AOC, Cru Bourgeois
Producer: Domaines Rollan de By
Grape Variety: 65% Merlot, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc, 10% Petit Verdot.
Alcohol Content: 14%
90 Points Wine Spectator
"Coffee and graphite notes rumbling underneath the dark plum & blackberry fruit. Solid overall."
90 Points Andreas Larsson (100% Blind tasting)
"Dark spicy fruit, chocolate, cassis and plum with a rather dense, round and full palate."
89 Points Markus Del Monego
"Spicy with aromas reminiscent of white pepper, ripe dark berries, blackberries, blackcurrants."
88 Points Wine Enthusiast
"Packed with ripe Merlot, this rich wine has spice and plenty of new wood flavors that partner with ripe berry and plum. It's juicy, fruity and structured for aging. It's developing into a full, opulent wine for medium-term drinking."
88 Points James Suckling
"Some mineral and spice character. Medium-to-full body with velvety tannins and a long finish."
88 Points Degustation Alliance des Crus Bourgeois (Sascha Speicher)
88 Points Decanter World Wine Awards
16.5 (out of 20) Points Julia Harding MW
"Refined and length at this level. Dry, savoury, long finish. Elegant."
16 (out of 20) Points Decanter
"Dense colour, fine concentrated cassis nose with clarity and depth, good firm wine. Drinking window from 2016 to 2024."
Bronze - Decanter World Wine Awards 2016
1 Star - Le Guide Hachette des Vins 2016
Silver Medal - Concours Agricole Paris 2014