Les Portes de Bordeaux 2012 Haut Medoc

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Aromas of blackberry, plum, cassis and hints of liquorice. Rich and ripe with smooth, fine tannins. A wine to enjoy with beef, lamb, duck or hard mature cheeses.

Description

The Haut Médoc region north of the city of Bordeaux is home to such illustrious estates as Châteaux Latour, Lafite-Rothschild and Margaux. Les Portes de Bordeaux captures the essence of fine claret from this famous region at a very reasonable price. It is made from a classic blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Steven Spurrier of ‘Decanter’ calls exceptional 2009 “the greatest vintage Bordeaux has ever produced.”

Prices of the most prestigious châteaux wines from this year can fetch astronomical prices yet even at modest levels, the brilliance of the vintage shines through. Claret fans in search of an affordable gem to enjoy on a regular basis need look no further.

Tasting notes

Aromas of blackberry, plum, cassis and hints of liquorice. Rich and ripe with smooth, fine tannins. A wine to enjoy with beef, lamb, duck or hard mature cheeses.

Additional Information
Name Les Portes de Bordeaux 2012 Haut Medoc
Description

The Haut Médoc region north of the city of Bordeaux is home to such illustrious estates as Châteaux Latour, Lafite-Rothschild and Margaux. Les Portes de Bordeaux captures the essence of fine claret from this famous region at a very reasonable price. It is made from a classic blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Steven Spurrier of ‘Decanter’ calls exceptional 2009 “the greatest vintage Bordeaux has ever produced.”

Prices of the most prestigious châteaux wines from this year can fetch astronomical prices yet even at modest levels, the brilliance of the vintage shines through. Claret fans in search of an affordable gem to enjoy on a regular basis need look no further.

Tasting notes

Aromas of blackberry, plum, cassis and hints of liquorice. Rich and ripe with smooth, fine tannins. A wine to enjoy with beef, lamb, duck or hard mature cheeses.

Country of Production
Price £9.99
Colour Red
Type Still table wine
Profile Fruity
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation Haut Medoc
Grapes Merlot
ABV 13.00%
Closure natural cork
Vintage 2012
Awards .
Points .
Bottle size Bottle 75cl
Drink from - until now - 2020
Wine Maker No
Producer No
Food matching Hearty Casseroles
Featured Product No