2000 Chateau Beaulieu "Comtes de Tastes"
Bordeaux, France
 
WB Rating: 88

 
Alcohol by volume: 12.5%
Price at time of purchase: $8.99 (Premier Cru)
 
Type: Cabernet / Bordeaux
Principal varietal(s): Bordeaux blend

Brilliant ruby color. Excellent perfume of sweet currants, dark cherry, plums, and black pepper. California-like ripeness, French elegance and weight. Still relatively tannic, but delicious even now. Equivalent to a classified Bordeaux, this was a stupendous buy. - HK 2004-08-01

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