2018 Chateau Tertre Rôteboeuf Saint-Émilion

$189.95
(Net Item - no discounts apply)
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A favorite amongst those in the know. Rich, racy, and lush. 
 “The 2018 Tertre Roteboeuf is another powerful, opulent wine from this estate that reminds me a little of the 2005 with its density and tannic structure. Cassis, graphite, black raspberries, and tons of classy oak all emerge from this full-bodied beauty that has tons of fruit and texture, a stacked mid-palate, and a big finish. It’s a massive, sumptuous, and lavishly oaked and fruited wine that’s going to benefit from 3-5 years of bottle age and keep for 25-30 years.” -JD The 2018 vintage suited Tertre Roteboeuf perfectly. A fantastic wine to revisit again and again.

Varietal:
Proprietary Red
Winemaker:
Francois Mitjavile
Vintage:
2018
Appellation:
Bordeaux
Sub-Appellation:
St. Emilion
Total Varietal Composition %:
80% Merlot 20% Cabernet Franc
SKU #:
1039197
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Jeb Dunnuck

The 2018 Tertre Roteboeuf is another powerful, opulent wine from this estate that reminds me a little of the 2005 with its density and tannic structure. Cassis, graphite, black raspberries, and tons of classy oak all emerge from this full-bodied beauty that has tons of fruit and texture, a stacked mid-palate, and a big finish. It’s a massive, sumptuous, and lavishly oaked and fruited wine that’s going to benefit from 3-5 years of bottle age and keep for 25-30 years.

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Vinous

The 2018 Tertre-Rôteboeuf is a real powerhouse. Rich and explosive, the 2018 possesses stunning depth and fabulous textural intensity. Dark fruit, chocolate, spice, leather, tobacco and cedar add aromatic nuance, but more than anything, Tertre-Rôteboeuf is a wine that captures the heady, ripe personality of the year in spades. Alcohol approaches 16% and yet is not all that evident. The blend is 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc.