French Favorites Mixed Case
Your French Favorites Mixed Case includes two bottles each of:
2014 Duc De Castellac Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot - Berserac, France
The label of 2014 Duc De Castellac Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot Bergerac features the Maison de Peyrarède, where Louis XIII is rumored to have spent the night. This Bergerac mansion is sophisticated and elegant—emblematic of this soft, fruit-driven, and lightly oaked blend of classic French grapes. Savor this exquisite red in a mansion of your own.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2014 Jean Boisselier Red Blend - Coteaux Bourguignon, France
This soft and subtle French red comes to us from Coteaux Bourguignons, a newly designated region that includes Burgundy. 2014 Jean Boisselier Coteaux Bourguignons AOP features Gamay grapes, members of the Pinot Noir family that produce light-bodied reds like this easy-drinking summer favorite. Pour a glass and enjoy prominent strawberry and raspberry flavors followed by a subtle hint of black pepper. This wine is delicious chilled to around 54 degrees, especially when paired with poultry, rabbit, tomato sauces, and steamed vegetables. The soft tannins even complement fish, for those who love reds over everything.
Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition
2015 Marcel Malbec - Cotes du Lot, France
This dark and fruity French red hails from the countryside east of Bordeaux, and satisfies the drinker with notes of black currant, plum, and blackberry flavors. Unlike other Malbecs, the 2015 Marcel has a juicy feel, with light tannins.
2015 Princesse Joyeuse Vin Blanc - Comte Tolosan, France
This blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Loin De L’oeil gives flavors of gooseberry and citrus with notes of green. Sauvignon Blanc gives the wine a crisp zest, while Loin De L’oeil makes the wine vibrant and full-bodied with balanced acidity.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2014 Le Parlement Bordeaux Blanc - Bordeaux, France
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: 2016 93-point Gold Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; Director's Award, Best of Class: Best Bordeaux Blend, White, 2016 Winemaker Challenge Competition
2015 Voluptueux Sauvignon/Colombard - Cotes du Gascogne, France
Two classic French grapes work together in harmony to create a fresh and crisp white that will refresh any white wine lover. 2015 Voluptueux Sauvignon Blanc/Colombard offers the perfect balance of fruitiness and crisp acidity. It is extremely aromatic, with notes of citrus and exotic fruit that follow through on the palate with refreshing, long-lasting flavor. Serve it chilled with white fish, seafood, and appetizers.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition