Loads of meaty black cherries, currants, truffle, chocolate, and tobacco emerge from the 2018 Château Beauregard. Full-bodied, it has a round, elegant texture, classic Pomerol finesse, silky tannins, and a great finish. Based on 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc, this pure, balanced, outstanding Pomerol will keep for 15-20 years in cold cellars.
94 points, Jeb Dunnuck (Mar 2021)
Aromas of plums, orange peel, cedar and violets with hints of mushroom and light tar. It’s full-bodied with lots of extremely polished tannins that give the wine a very fine, velvety texture and lively, vivid length. Balanced is the word. Try after 2025.
94 points, James Suckling (Jan 2021)
The 2018 Beauregard is a blend of 75% Merlot and 25% Cabernet Franc. Deep garnet-purple colored, it springs from the glass with lively notes of raspberry pie, ripe blackberries and plum preserves, plus suggestions of pencil shavings, dusty soil and crushed rocks. The palate is medium-bodied, softly textured and delivers open-knit black and red fruit flavors with just enough lift on the mid-palate and finish to give it compelling vivacity.
92 points, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, Wine Advocate (Mar 2021)
Rich in supple Merlot, this wine shows full, ripe black fruits and plenty of solid tannins to balance. Power comes from the concentrated black-plum flavors and rich structure that have come together well. Drink from 2025.
92 points, Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast (May 2021)