Red

1998 Château Beauregard

Red Bordeaux Blend

  • France
  • Bordeaux
  • Libournais
  • Pomerol
Drink between 2005 - 2016 (Edit)
CT89.9 72 reviews
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Community Tasting Notes 48

  • Rick & Ilsa wrote: 92 points

    June 15, 2021 - Very nice mature Pomerol close to, if not at peak. Decanted for 2 hours and back into cleaned bottle. Nose and notes of ripe red fruits, tobacco, graphite, mushroom, leather and forest floor. Medium bodied, with fresh acidity and tannins showing still, this is what I hope for in aged Bordeaux. Perfect with the ribeye. Time left.

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  • eboracum Likes this wine: 91 points

    March 28, 2020 - I don't detect much sign of evolution compared with my memory and TN of almost exactly three years ago but I was less overwhelmed. This may be a function of pairing (guinea fowl in a cream sauce sprinkled with whisky) but I felt the balance was more tilted towards acidity right through the bottle than previously. Otherwise the rest of my description still applies. Very Good.

  • jeffreylubowski Likes this wine: 89 points

    July 17, 2019 - Nice and easy drinking, very representative 20 year old right bank. Nothing super complex or impressive here, but nothing out of place. I loved 1998 on the right bank, so I expected a bit more fruit. This was tasting just slightly past prime, mostly leather and olive and earth. I would drink up.

  • rossi.wine wrote: 90 points

    November 4, 2018 - From magnum. Expressive and gorgeous on the nose. Elegant on the palate - good acidity, soft tannins, good fruit, medium intensity, medium complexity, decent length. 89-91

  • cct wrote: 91 points

    September 27, 2018 - On the nose, stone fruit, bitter chocolate, some wet leather, tobacco, brick, pencil lead, violets, and olive. On the palate, this is classically structured and finely detailed. More savory aspects come to the front, olives, some leafiness, more bitter chocolate, pencil lead, more so than the stony fruits that seem to complete the story. There is breadth, but this is not an expansive, palate overwhelming wine. There is lift and freshness to it. There is depth but with focus. It still has the subtle leafiness on the back end. Quite long, very drinkable. It has layers and subtlety that draws you in. Nothing really stands out here, it just seems to all coalesce into a greater whole with and fruit, savory, and soil all coming together effortlessly. The balance is what excels here. An understated, beautiful wine that is not trying too hard to be anything but itself. It drinks like mineral water with a freshness and ease to each sip. At peak and I doubt it will improve, and may start to fade some time in the not distant future. Outstanding tonight. 91

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  • By Jane Anson
    Château Beauregard vertical, 3/5/2020 (link)

    (Château Beauregard, Pomerol, Bordeaux, France, Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 1998
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château Beauregard
  • Varietal Red Bordeaux Blend
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • SubRegion Libournais
  • Appellation Pomerol

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 330 (49%)
  • Consumed 349 (51%)

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