2009 Bord'Eaux Merlot (3L Box) *this product can not be shipped

SKU #1079697 Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

 This is a creation of the very good negociant firm in Bordeaux, Jeffrey Davies Selections. It should elicit serious interest given its realistic pricing. A pure fruit bomb, so to speak, with a dark ruby/purple-tinged color and loads of mocha, black cherry and black currant fruit, it is all tank-fermented, aged on its lees for four months, and bottled early to preserve its freshness and fruit. Coming in at 13% natural alcohol in 2009, the wine makes for a mouth-filling, delicious, inexpensive introduction into something obviously very Bordeaux.  (2/ 2012)

K&L Notes

This rich and silky red offers great, spicy blackberry aromas that follow to the palate. Lively and vibrant, with lovely mid-palate flavors. And the best part is, you can drink it up now and enjoy. A superb buy for entertaining. 3L Box wine- while delicious, it can not be shipped.

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By: Steve Greer |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 11/23/2011  | Send Email
This is the perfect Holiday Cocktail wine and it even comes in a 3 Liter box! It is more of a California styled Merlot with ripe berry and plum along with a touch of spice. The palate is soft and bright with just a bit of astringency on the finish.

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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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