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.

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