Rive Droite 2018 Blankiet

€ 193,00 (ex Vat)
233,53 (in Vat)
Expected January 2022
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Classification Cru Classe
Type Red
Brand Blankiet
Vintage 2018
Country United States
Region Napa Valley
Grape Merlot
Volume 0,75
Condition Perfect
Label Perfect
Drinkable 2022-2048
Stock 12

Professional reviews

BOW (9-)

Parker (97)

Medium to deep garnet-purple colored, the 2018 Rive Droite Paradise Hills Vineyard is a blend of 96.1% Merlot and 3.9% Cabernet Franc. It delivers open-knit, compelling scents of Black Forest cake, preserved plums, blueberry compote and molten licorice with touches of garrigue, bay leaves, black olives and pencil shavings. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is charged with energetic black and blue fruits, supported by plush tannins and a lively backbone, finishing long and earthy.

Winespectator / James Suckling (99)

Jeb Dunnuck: The 2018 Merlot Rive Droite is another powerhouse in the lineup that has both richness and elegance in spades. Gorgeous black cherries, currants, tobacco leaf, chocolate, chalky minerality, and cedar pencil notes give way to a full-bodied, seamless red with polished tannins, remarkable purity, and a great, great finish. A killer Merlot-dominated blend that flirts with perfection, enjoy bottles any time over the coming 15-20 years. The blend is 96.1% Merlot and the rest Cabernet Franc. Hello, Gorgeous!

Blankiet - Rive Droite 2018

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