June 5, 2021 - Soft tannins, more richness, nice acid, leather, forest floor, dried fruit but not raisiny. Vey good and possibly near peak
Still good after several hours open
April 11, 2021 - Very nice. Smooth and mature, can be kept for some years. Really good at the price.
March 6, 2021 - On opening there is this intense aroma, not unpleasant just different, that goes away after 20 minutes in the glass.
Nose med- intensity: floral, meaty, smoky, slight Red fruit, cherry? , mint,
Palate: meatiness comes through, then good fruit and, med tannin. Med pleasant length.
Overall nice. More than acceptable wine, good mature wine for the price. Still some tanin and based on how long it drank for in the glass suggest no rush to drink up.
(I didn’t decant this time. Next time I will experiment to give it some breathing time in bottle to see if we get a better expression of fruit.)
September 13, 2019 - This has a decade before tertiaries. Agressive tannins upon popping. Had to decant for 3 hours. It was delicious but fairly primary and some nicely integrated oak. It has a good amount of fruit, so this should age nicely. If you have more, keep it at least 5 years. Time will reward. If you like your wine young, buy malbec. And whoever screw me with the 2018 drink by date, FU!
May 28, 2016 - Very nice right bank bordeaux. Drinking very well now, but no horry.
June 1, 2014 - Excellent QPR Bordeaux.
January 13, 2014 - For me, its big & tannic. Good fruit & plenty of oak but could use some time. I enjoyed a bottle with a buffalo burger. 88 points.
November 12, 2013 - The 2008 Chateau Boutisse is one of the finest Grand Crus of the vintage from St. Emilion in the $25 price range. If you find it for less, buy more, or you'll wish you had. I really like SUZANNA9452000's note from a year ago. I can only say that it has improved since then. Garnet, fleshy and layered. Ripe raspberry, boysenberry, plum, currant and tobac. Refined tannins. Long finish. 70% Merlot/30% Cabernet Sauvignon. This is drinking. QPR. 14% abv. Drink or hold.
February 22, 2013 - Dark berry nose - sweet almost syrupy. On the palate there is ever so slight tartness, followed by long and lingering tannins. Not overpowering, but they definitely create a lasting impression. Complex and quite intense. Had with braised lamb.
February 1, 2013 - Far too much fruit in this St Emillion for me.No need to age this fruit bomb.