Chateau Berliquet 2005

Bordeaux Red Blends from St-Emilion, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 101813
  • WE92
  • ST91
  • CG90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2008
  • WS92
  • RP88
  • 2006
  • WE92
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Winemaker's Notes

The harmony on the palate reveals a class of its soil and the wine has great aging potential.

Critical Acclaim

"Large-scale renovations to the vineyard and the advice of Patrick Valette as consultant have paid great dividends at this ancient vineyard. The wine is ripely opulent but balanced, with new wood that supports rather than dominates, and a structure that promises long aging.
Barrel Sample: 90-92 Points"
92 Points

"Full ruby-red. Perfumed, pure aromas of blackberry, licorice and bitter chocolate. Suave on entry, then pure, scented and light on its feet. Not at all a big boy in the context of the year, but this boasts lovely blackberry and floral intensity and striking minerality. Finishes firmly tannic and lively, with good licorice lift. This is better than I originally rated it, but still quite tightly wound. The '06 seems softer and drier by comparison.
Barrel Sample: 89-91 Points"
91 Points

"Resiny characteristics combined with notions of black cherries, cassis, herbs, and new oak emerge from this deep ruby/purple-colored 2005. Medium to full-bodied, moderately tannic, and impeccably well-made, consumption during its first 10-15 years of life is recommended.
Barrel Sample: 88-90 Points"
90 Points

"Complexing elements of graphite, dusty earth and olives bring added notes of interest to the moderately rich aromas of well-ripened cherries that are the central theme of this comparatively refined claret, and that sense of refinement holds throughout despite the wine's slightly grippy last-minute tannins. While there are aspects about it that are easy to like now, the wine is still in its infancy and needs five to eight years of age."
90 Points

Learn About Chateau Berliquet Map ItMap It

The name of Berliquet is one of the oldest Saint-Emilion vineyards, it is already on the cards Belleyme in 1768.

In 1829, Paguierre Berliquet been included among the 5 great wines of appellation.

The classification of 1986 allowed Berliquet to regain the place it held among the great wines of St. Emilion. The year 1996 marks a turning point for Berliquet. With the support of Patrick Valette, Patrick De Lesquen and his team do their utmost to establish the reputation of Berliquet.

Learn About St-Emilion

(saint eh-meel-YOHN) Medieval Village, Modern Wine A region named after the charming, quaint historical town in Bordeaux, St-Émilion is situated on the right bank of Bordeaux. It's grapes of choice are Merlot and Cabernet Franc (called Bouchet on the right bank). The region has its own classification system, updated and revised every few years. Two of the hottest chateaux...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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