Chateau Balac, Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux, 2010

Chateau Balac

Score

83
  • Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Drink: 2013 - 2022

Manufacturer:

Chateau Balac

See the latest rating, tasting notes and drinking window from Decanter experts for 2010 Chateau Balac.

 

Stephen Brook

Tasting: Crus Bourgeois 2010

Timid cherry nose. Medium-bodied, supple, not much concentration, sound but routine, with firm tannins and a light chocolaty tone. Overall it lacks zest and personality. Medium length.

Ronan Sayburn MS

Tasting: Crus Bourgeois 2010

Earthy and stalky nose, little unpleasant, harsh bitter palate, green flavours.

Steven Spurrier

Tasting: Crus Bourgeois 2010

Fine dense red, purple rim, lovely fragrant black berry fruit, already shows the Medoc elegance, still a bit raw on the palate, a touch green and will need time to open up, but good solid wine and good future once the greeness softens.

Details

Wine name: Chateau Balac
Wine classification: AOC
Wine alcohol content: 13.5%
Wine colour: Red
Wine vintage: 2010
Wine style: Red, medium-bodied
Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Subregion: Haut-Médoc