St-Emilion 1GCC & GCC 2010: panel tasting results
extraction and alcohols in many examples, which masked their vineyard character. Nevertheless, two wines were awarded Outstanding and 17 wines Highly Recommended - see all 19 St Emilion 2010s here...
Château Bellevue, GCC
Decanter average score: 17.5pts/20 (91/100pts)
Individual judges’ scores: Stephen Brook 17.75 James Lawther MW 17 Steven Spurrier 18
Very well expressed nose with floral and fragrant fruit, and a nice lift from the Cabernet Franc. Refreshing, almost crunchy, summer fruits, refreshing acidity and fine tannins. This is a very elegant wine that has finesse.
Price £54–£55 Coe Vintners, Fine & Rare