2016 Château La Pointe

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • Pomerol

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Community Tasting Note

  • g ruqt wrote: 88 points

    September 19, 2020 - A whiff of serious fruit. First taste is oak and menthol. Fruit is deep but hindered by tannins. I was not expecting this given the professional reviews - not at all drinkable in September 2020. Aeration does nothing due to the oak. Tannins may round in time however the oak?



  • Dave56754 commented:

    9/19/20, 4:28 PM - Were you drinking this at the correct temperature?

  • g ruqt commented:

    9/24/20, 12:59 PM - After a week of daily re-tasting, reduce score to 80, flawed by oak forever I fear. A few Bordeaux never come around, I don't recall a Bordeaux so marred by wood.

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