Tasting Note: Bordeaux from a famous estate in Pauillac, in the Médoc, this is plush, alluring and awash with sweet, ripe, dark fruit.
Food Matching: East meets west cuisine always works well, fine red meat examples such as hibiscus-marinated leg of lamb, oriental lamb steaks, or a simple but hearty dish such as beef medallions in red wine sauce all pair perfectly.
Please note that the sale of alcohol to under-18s is prohibited.
Region : Bordeaux, France
Grapes : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Alcohol : 13,5%
About the vineyard :
"The vineyard's 40 hectares (99 acres) are divided between three main plots which lie on sandy Garonne gravel within the Pauillac appellation.
The vines border those of Mouton, Lafite and Pontet-Canet to the North. In their central part, they cover part of the Bourdieu of Grand Puy, and, at their southern extremity, the Saint-Lambert plateau.
With an average age of 25 years, 62% of the vines are Cabernet Sauvignon and 38% Merlot.
Average yields are 40 hectolitres per hectare. "