Black fruit character, mineral, clove & spice.
Tasting Notes : Chateau le Breton is made from 35 year old Merlot vines which sit on clay and limestone soils. Deep ruby in colour with dark plum notes on the nose. The palate has ripe black fruit characters combined with a mineral note from the soils and a touch of clove and cinnamon spice from 6 months oak ageing.
Bordeaux Supérieur is an appellation which covers the whole of the Bordeaux region, it is a title in its own right, specifically covering both red and white wines. It is classified when it has achieved a higher natural level of alcohol and lower yields than basic Bordeaux. Bordeaux lies in the southwest of France and in general has a moderate maritime climate with varying levels of influence from the cool Atlantic Ocean and the Rivers Garonne, Dordogne and the Gironde Estuary. It is a region that sees a range of challenges bringing variety each vintage
Food Match : Serve with roast pork or beef and all the trimmings.
ABV : 14.5%
Grape : Merlot 100%
Producer : Chateau le Breton
Country : Bordeaux Superieur, France