The 2022 Beauregard has a pleasant, if not exactly page-turning, bouquet. There’s expected blackberry and blueberry fruit and a bit of warmth peaking through and denuding the precision of its peers. Grippy tannins frame the palate. Aniseed hints tincture the black fruit with a slightly savory finish. Fine, but it’s a Pomerol that I would broach over the next decade.
Anticipated maturity: 2026-2036