2015 Mauvais Garçon "Bad Boy" Bordeaux

SKU #1313859 Jeb Dunnuck

 The 100% Merlot 2015 Bad Boy offers attractive notes of ripe black fruits, hints of herbs and cedar, medium-bodied richness and a fruit-forward, undeniably delicious style. Drink it over the coming 3-4 years.  (11/2017)

Vinous

 A delicious entry-level wine from Jean-Luc Thunevin, the 2015 Bad Boy is a huge overachiever in this vintage. Plum, mocha, black cherry, chocolate and spice meld together in a supple, juicy Bordeaux that vastly overdelivers for the money. (AG)  (4/2016)

Wine Spectator

 Bright and breezy, with friendly cherry fruit and silky tannins. (Web Only-2016, JM)

Share |
Price: $15.99

Real Time Inventory by location:

The item you have chosen is in stock, and has inventory in our warehouse and one or more stores. Below is the current quantity on hand information for this product within our database. It is never more than five minutes old. Additionally, our shopping cart looks at real time inventory so when you add an item to you cart we will do an immediate check of available inventory and alert you if there are any issues.

Location Qty
Hollywood: 10
Main Warehouse: > 60
Redwood City: 19
San Francisco: > 60
Product turnaround time varies by location of inventory and your chosen method of shipping/pickup. For a detailed explanation click here.

Product Reviews:

Add your own review of this item

Staff Image By: Clyde Beffa Jr. | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 7/22/2017 | Send Email
Glass Full Glass Full Glass Full Glass Full Glass Full
Here come the great Right Bank 2015s. This bad boy is bright and lively--a great buy for $15. This 50,000-bottle cuvee of 100% Merlot, coming largely from Fronsac, is fashioned by Jean-Luc Thunevin, the bad boy of St-Emilion. It is a new wave style wine--fresh and spicy with some oak evident. The bad boy refers to Robert Parker they say, not Mr Thunevin.
Drink from 2017 to 2027

Additional Information:

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

- View our bestselling Bordeaux.