Smooth Tasting 2020 Bordeaux Releases - Right Bank Reds

Smooth Tasting 2020 Bordeaux Releases - Right Bank Reds

Château Gaby. Princess Gaby. Grand Vin de Bordeaux. 2020. 92 - 93 points.

Light, elegant, soft aromas of blue berries, red cherries and red plums. Well-structured and balanced wine with elegant and soft tannins and suave acidity. A mid-afternoon beauty to start the weekend.

Château Gaby. Grand Vin de Bordeaux. 2020. 94 points.

From Canon-Fronsac, this wine from Tom Sullivan includes earthy aromas of green grass and gorse and some red fruit. Full bodied but still young with balanced fruit and soft tannins. A strong, shouldered wine waiting for a barbecue. Magnificent finish of nuts, mocha and mint.

Château Gaby. Cuvée. Grand Vin de Bordeaux. 2020. 95 points.

Aromas of coffee, acorns, bark and red fruit. Soft tannins and enfolding acidity cover delicate fruit flavors in this complex and burly wine with blueberries mid palate. Serve with a grilled steak or a bulgur dish.

Château Moya. Grand Vin de Bordeaux. 2020. 92 points.

90/10 Merlot/Cabernet Sauvignon wine from Castillon – Côtes de Bordeaux. Aromas include red fruit and some green grass. Acidity is crisp, tannins still young. Well balanced and still young.

Château Du Parc. Saint-Émilion Grand Cru. 2020. 95 points.

This 80/20 Merlot/Cabernet Franc from Dr. Alain Raynaud and Damien Landouar includes redolent and rich aromas of succulent, ripe red fruit, as well as blackberries and heather. A delight on the nose. Lush red fruit flavors mid palate, laid back though both delicate and elegant tannins and fresh acidity. Let it age another year.

Château Clos Beauséjour. Pomerol. 2020. 97 points.

Bursting and statured aromas include red cherries, mint and tree bark. A soft Pomerol beauty that includes delicate and rich flavors such as red plumbs and red cherries mid palate, some mocha on the finish and finessed tannins. A succulent beauty.