Guide Hachette

Guide Hachette
Guide Hachette

2012  Cuvée Chloé : *.... with a privailing percentage of merlot, aged in oak barrels during 18 th months, this wine offers a smoked and vanilla oakyness toghether with delicate hints of black fruits. The palate is rich, concentrated with a right oakyness, with silky tannins and a touch of freshness..."

2010 Cuvée Chloé : ** Coup de Coeur ... wonderfull wine. Elegant, powerfull… fine and equilibrated oak taste…a wine of character… to be kept down.”

Guide Hachette
Guide Hachette

2008 Cuvée Chloé : ** "…deep crimson tint, with a generous nose of red and black ripen berries lightly oaked in spite of the 18th months aged in oak  barrels. Since the attack, a superbe sensation of chillness fills an huge, mild and round  palate providing balance and length. A georgious wine…"

2009 White wine*… a seducing wine due to the richness of its aromas of  acacia flowers and the chillness of its fruitness (white peach, passion fruit)  with hint of green  almond but also due to its structure in mouth, its concentrated and soft substance…

Guide Hachette
Guide Hachette

2005  Cuvée Henri : *** Merlot (75 %) and Cabernet make up  this deeply expressive wine : a complex bouquet in which fruit yields to elegant oak  accented with coco, coconut and spice. The palate marries fatness, volume and silky tannins and leaves a seductive impression of concentration with a long finish.

Guide Dussert-Gerber
Guide Dussert-Gerber

2012 Blanc Sauvig : "A nice pale yellow color , very aromatic wine with smell of  boxwood and  Broom, very fruty ; a great floral freshness, long lasting in the mouth. Great."

2011 Red tradition :"A supple  and fat wine, with a  silky but  full- bodied mouth ; do not hesitate” 

2010 Cuvée Chloé :  "...A deep crimson color, with ripe and fat  tannins, dominated by leather, raspberry and  blackcurrant, fleshy as we like…"

2010 Cuvée Henri :  "Deep red color,  full-bodied with a lot of tipicity, gorgeous, with supple tannins  and a noze dominated by cinnamon…"

Guide Dussert-Gerber
Guide Dussert-Gerber

2009 Tradition : "Very elegant  and structurated, with rich and  velvety tannins ; a real aroma harmony. A wine wich gathers refinement and richness, with very good aging capacity."

2010 Tradition : "An elegant and smooth attack, fleshy, powerfull and long lasting aromas  based on red fruits ; a soft and harmonious wine."

Guide Dussert-Gerber
Guide Dussert-Gerber

2010 Cuvée Léa : " …Aged in new French oak barrels, both elegant , full-bodied, fat  and delicate ; aromas of  acacia flowers…" 

2009 Tradition : "Structurated, very elegant, with  rich and smooth tannins …with   delicate aromas ; a  wine which associates both elegance and  richness ;  a wine which good aging capacity."

2008 Tradition : "Deep  red colour,  powerfull with fine noze bazed on smoke and plum ; with  strong but smooth and fine tannins ; well balanced, perfumed ; a wine which can age.

2007 Cuvée Henri : "Excellent wine, round, smooth, long lasting  with deep aromas of red fruits. A fat, harmonious and very seducing wine."

2006 Tradition : "With a noze of small red fruits (redcurrant) this vintage is full body wine, whith a rich and long lasting mouth. It starts to open itself. Nice wine."

La Revue du Vin de France

La Revue du Vin de France
La Revue du Vin de France

2010 Cuvée Chloé : "Among the best wines....elegant fruit flavours, powerfull and round at the same time. Long lasting on the palate. A real velvet juice!"

2009 Cuvée Chloé : "Among the great successful wines. Very good result as far as  aromas and taste. This wine is meaty, racy and long on the palate. A vintage with a lot of personality."

2006 Cuvée Chloé : "A very strong powerful nose, full and structurated on the  palate, very elegant tannins and a well made finish."

GUIDE DES VINS GILBERT & GAILLARD 2014 - 2010

Guide Gilbert et Gaillard
Guide Gilbert et Gaillard

2013 White sauvignon  : 86/100

"…Fine noze of white fruits (apple, pear) with hints of citrus (lemon and grapefruit) mixed with  flavor of broom and white small flowers. Nice attack with a blooming of aromas(both slightly acid and floral)..."

2012 Tradition : 84/100
"...Strong noze of very ripe  red fruits with hints of mashed  wild strawberry and over ripe  raspberry... The attack is round, generous and well perfumed. You feel red and black fruits flacvors... A perfect harmony in fatness and round, fat tannins..."

2012 Cuvée Henri : 89/100
"...Flavors of both black and red fruits in perfect hrmony with fine toasted and oaky ones  with hints of sweet spices (vanilia and  cinnamon)...the attack is ample, round and very perfumed... Long lasting in the mouth with hints of  cacao, moka cake and roasting..."

Guide Gilbert et Gaillard
Guide Gilbert et Gaillard
2012  Cuvée Chloé : 89/100

"...Noze of cacao, moka cake , coffee...domination of fruit aromas with hints of raspberry, blackcurrant and cherries..  A generous , smooth  and seducing mouth due to the equilibrium of the freshness of its fruity aromas combined with  fineoaky and vanillia ones. Very charming and delicate wine.

2008 Cuvée Henri : 86/100

Very nice young colour. Fine toasted and oaky noze, with hints of ripe forest fruits. Well-rounded and full-bodied mouth ; a perfect harmony in fatness, fine tannins and both fruity, oaky and long lasting aromas. Wine of Character.

2006 Tradition : 81/100

"Deep color. Fruity noze (ripe plum). A charming and smooth wine full a fresh fruits.To be drinken in a white meat or red one."

MAGAZINE MILLÉSIMES 2009

This magazine has classified Château Berthenon "premier grand vin du Blayais"

Magazine Millésimes 2009
Magazine Millésimes 2009

2006 Léa White : "Very well made whithe wine, aged in oak barrel with full of aromas and hints of amonds and citrus fruits on the palate."

2006 Tradition : "Excellent wine, with a deep red colour, a nose of small red fruits (currant), a rich and persistent mouth,, a well balanced and strong wine."

MAGAZINE MILLÉSIMES 2010

This magazine has classifyed Château Berthenon, for the 2nd time as "the first great wine of Blaye" in its classification.

MAGAZINE MILLÉSIMES 2010
MAGAZINE MILLÉSIMES 2010

2007 Tradition : "Excellent wine, with a rich, smooth and  persistent mouth ; deep aromas of red  fruits. Welle balanced and elegant wine."

2006 Tradition : "Has a noze of small red fruits (currant). This wine is well balanced with a rich and persistant mouth. It starts to open itself ."

Magazine Millésimes 2012
Magazine Millésimes 2012

2009 Cuvée Chloé : "…a wine which gathers elegance, power…a very nice wine…"

2008 Tradition : "…deep color, full body which a smoky and plum  nose ; strong but elegant tannins, well balanced…"

2007 Cuvée Henri : "Exellent wine ; round and fate in the mouth. Long lasting red fruit aromas. A well balanced wine."

MAGAZINE SOMMELIERS INTERNATIONAL 2014

Sommeliers International 2014
Sommeliers International 2014

2012 Cuvée Henri : Visual aspect :dark and very dense ruby. Nose : unveilling scents of little black fruits  blackcurrant,) mixed with toasted notes of wood (toast, vanilla) . Palate : powerful and structured, with good balance, crispy tannins and fresh flavours. Finish suggesting a good ageing ability. A  great wine...."

2012 Cuvée Chloé : Visual aspect : a deep, radiant red colour. Nose : liquorice with hints of zan. Palate : fulness, tannin well-incorporated in this lively wine. Superbe !