Best of Bordeaux Mixed Half-Case
Your Best of Bordeaux Mixed Half-Case includes one bottle each of
Pavillon La Tourelle Bordeaux
The 2013 vintage of Pavillon La Tourelle Bordeaux won multiple awards, including a 96-point Platinum Medal. Excitement is running high for the highly reviewed 2014 vintage, which seamlessly blends 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. This auspicious red is sure to get judges excited. It’s vivid in the glass and smooth on the palate, with clean black cherry and currant flavors, and an easy finish.
Terre Blanche Grand Vin de Bordeaux Graves
A smooth and dry red from the historic Bordeaux subregion of Graves, where wine production dates back to the 12th century. This supple Bordeaux is vivid in the glass, with flavors of black cherry and currant, and an enjoyably easy finish. Graves means “gravel” in French, and the subregion’s soil features a bounty of gravel and mineral-rich silt due to its auspicious location to the left of the Garonne River. 2014 Terre Blanche Grand Vin de Bordeaux Old Vines - Graves, Bordeaux is made from 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Les Chartrons Bordeaux
Style and character shine in this charming red from the most storied wine region in France. Produced from 70% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, this indulgent blend is ideal as an aperitif or as the complement to a casual meal. Flaunting a lively cherry red color, the flavors are clean and fruity, with pronounced cherry, spice, and fresh herbs on the palate, a rounded mouthfeel, and supple tannins.
Multiple Award Winner: 94-point Platinum Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 90-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016
La Cabane Aux Oiseaux Rosé
At last, we welcome the heyday of La Cabane des Oiseaux! Bordeaux rosés like this one are known to be elegant, fruity, and long on the palate. With its clean pink color colour and fruity taste, charming and refreshing La Cabane Aux Oiseaux Roséis ideal as an aperitif or for meals with friends. Enjoy this lively wine with summer salads or grilled, skewered meat.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016
Le Parlement Bordeaux Blanc
When we found Le Parlement Bordeaux Blanc, we were blown away by this delicate, layered white wine with generous flavors of zesty citrus, fresh grass, gooseberry and honeysuckle. White Bordeaux is not on most people's wine radar, but we love this sophisticated wine that has a Sauvignon Blanc’s appeal, with an added complexity that appeals to true enthusiasts. Do not miss this limited wine, which won the Gold for Best Bordeaux Blend in the 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-point Gold Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016
Marquis de Bacalan Bordeaux Blanc
While almost 90% of the wine produced in France’s legendary Bordeaux region is red, Bordeaux whites are made with the same care and eye for detail as the region’s reds. For example, 2015 Marquis de Bacalan Bordeaux Blanc thrilled us with its sophistication. It’s a delicately layered white, with plenty of space for generous flavors of citrus, grass, gooseberry, and honeysuckle. Think of this Bordeaux Blanc as a white that possesses the same appeal as a Sauvignon Blanc, but with a complexity that is sure to thrill connoisseurs.