2006 Seigneurs d'Aiguilhe, Côtes de Castillon

SKU #1041280

This is the second wine of Stefan Von Neipperg's Chateau d'Aiguilhe, which is fresh, pure merlot with some spice - a perfect everyday Bordeaux. K&L's Steve Greer says: "Sweet fruit aromas dominate this wine's nose as well as its palate with a nice background of spice. The beauty here comes from the polished tannins and lower-than-usual acidity, which combine to give this wine its elegant mouthfeel. A lovely wine with a slightly spicy finish."

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Staff Image By: Clyde Beffa Jr. | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 11/16/2009 | Send Email
Absolutely delicious; a great value.

Staff Image By: Jeffrey Jones | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 11/9/2009 | Send Email
The second wine from Chateau d'Aiguilhe, this Merlot-based wine is a joy to drink. The Seigneurs d'Aiguilhe reflects the elegance of the 2006 vintage and the softness of the Merlot. It is definitely from Bordeaux, with its structure and hint of earthiness. Delicious alone, this wine will go great with red meats.

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