Saturday, February 28, 2009
Chateau Le Pey Bordeaux 2004, France
The 2004 Chateau Le Pey Cru Bourgeois is a Bordeaux blend made from 55% Cabernet Sauvignon and 45% Merlot. Aged for a minimum of 12 months in French oak barrels.
Deep garnet red in color with a bouquet of ripe red berries, earth, mineral, mint and eucalyptus. On the palate tobacco is present along with nuances of wood and spices supporting a balanced wine with marked tannins.
Silver medals in the Concours des Vignerons Independants 2006 & 2007
Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée: Médoc
Situation géographique: Bégadan
A bargain at under $20.