Petits Châteaux Red Bordeaux Mixed Case
Although Bordeaux produces all three colours of wine, as well as sparkling and sweet wines, it is red wines that the region is probably best known for. The foundation of this reputation and the reason for the worldwide appeal of red Bordeaux is the fruity but structured, food friendly wines of the so called petits châteaux. These small estates work hard to produce high quality and beautifully typical wines at prices that won't break the bank. We've put together a selection of some of our favourites, so grill yourself a steak or roast a rib of beef and explore the joys of red Bordeaux for yourself.
In this case:
Ronan by Clinet 100% Merlot from the great producer of Chateau Clinet. Really well balanced with ripe plum fruit. Superb Claret.
La Croix du Ferret Lambert - A blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, this is medium bodied with notes of blackberry, cassis and toasty oak.
Château Haut-Colombier, Premières Côtes De Blaye - ample and fleshy with complex tannins, Haut-Colombier is also capable of ageing for up to decade.
Les Grandes Lannes - Lussac St Emilion - close to Saint-Émilion both geographically and stylistically, this excellent little property delivers a delicious wine with a generous palate and fine-grained tannins.
Chateau Caronne St Gemme - 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot, grown on deep gravelly soil close to Saint-Julien. Top tackle!
Mousset de Bouard - Musset de Bouard is from Chateau Clos de Bouard, the latest offering from Coralie de Bouard of Chateau Angelus fame. This Montagne St Emilion is astounding an opulent mouthfeel with plenty of rich dark fruit reminiscent of black cherries and plums.
The 6 bottle case contains one bottle of each wine; the 12 bottle case contains two bottles of each wine.