Bonnet Réserve 2017
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Château Bonnet Réserve Red

Château Bonnet is one of Bordeaux’s consistently reliable wines. Vignobles André Lurton are committed to making wines that are both fullbodied and balanced, like this Reserve cuvee, which typifies classic Bordeaux.  Its faultless pedigree is revealed in its elegant balance, depth and charm.

Chateau : Château Bonnet
2014 red Château Bonnet Reserve
Appellation : Bordeaux

Wine style

Rich and Powerful

Grape blend

Merlot 50% / Cabernet Sauvignon 50%.


Winter and spring were very mild, but the summer of 2014 did not live up to our expectations: it rained heavily in July, and August was much cooler than usual. However, starting in September, a miraculous Indian summer with high temperatures, was very favourable to ripening.

Tasting Comment


2014 Château Bonnet Réserve is an elegant wine with an almost black colour.


Both powerful and elegant, the bouquet features a complex range of ripe, well-focused red and black fruit aromas. Barrel ageing has conferred smoky and vanilla nuances, as well as hints of Virginia tobacco.


The wine is quite round and full-bodied on the palate, with a fine tannic texture that comes through increasingly as  the taste unfolds. Lovely, long, generous aftertaste.  Great ageing potential, but will also prove to be a treat in the coming months with white and red meat dishes.

Ratings and reviews

James Suckling : 
 - Note : 
90.00 / 100

Juicy and fruity with chocolate and spices. Hints of plums. Medium body, soft tannins and a fresh finish. Drink now.


2018 San Diego Wine and Spirits Challenge - gold medal
San Diego Wine and Spirits Challenge 2018

Consumption period

2017 - 2022

Our suggestions




88.50 ha


Clay-limestone and clay-siliceous


Grape harvest

By hand or manual sorting before machine harvest


Graft stock

Riparia gloire - 3309 - Fercal - 101.14

Plant food

Traditional, limited application.

Plant density

3,000 to 5,000 vines per hectare.

Wine average age

17 years old

Grape variety

Merlot 59% / Cabernet Sauvignon 40% / Cabernet Franc 1%.

Pruning type

Double guyot


In stainless-steel tanks with patented cap-breaking system

Fermentation temperature

28° to 30°C



Wine maturing

For 12 months in oak barrels (20% new)

Maturing potential

8 to 15 years

Oenologist consultant

Michel ROLLAND et Mikaël LAIZET