2004 Grand Corbin Despagne, St. Emilion

SKU #1063350

90 points Robert Parker: "The Despagne family has accomplished terrific things at this estate since 1988, and the 2004 is another sleeper of the vintage. Opulently-styled with a dense purple color as well as sweet blueberry, blackberry, cedar, and spice characteristics, this medium-bodied, pure, ripe St.-Emilion is approachable, but promises to evolve for 10-15 years." (06/07)

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Varietal:

Merlot

- A very popular red grape variety found in the great wines of St. Emilion and Pomerol. It is the most planted variety in Bordeaux, and it has also become an extremely fashionable red in many regions including California. Although it has a reputation to be smooth, and easy to drink when young, Merlot is also capable of producing extremely intense wines as well. It is often used as a blending agent with Cabernet Sauvignon.
Country:

France

- When it comes to wine, France stands alone. No other country can beat it in terms of quality and diversity. And while many of its Region, Bordeaux, Burgundy and Champagne most obviously, produce wine as rare, as sought-after and nearly as expensive as gold, there are just as many obscurities and values to be had from little known appellations throughout the country. To learn everything there is to know about French wine would take a lifetime. To understand and appreciate French wine, one only has to begin tasting them. Click for a list of bestselling items from all of France.
Sub-Region:

Bordeaux

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Specific Appellation:

Saint Emilion