Seigneurs D'aiguilhe 2006, Ac Côtes De Castillon

Bordeaux Right Bank Bordeaux-Right Bank
Bordeaux, France

$19.95 (195172)

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  • 4.34.3

Oct 16, 2010

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A medium-bodied, spicy red wine from Nprdeaux, France. Taste of berries, plum, chocolate and spice. Good with BBQ pork, beef, fresh fruits and grapes.

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Andrew Hunter
Andrew Hunter

Dark ruby red. Nice fresh nose of strawberries, vanilla and Greek oregano. Medium weight. Crisply acidic and fruity entry: tastes of cranberry & herbs. Very dry, some sweetness. Initially quite fruity with medium tannins but became a bit more austere the next day. Somewhat modern in style but still very French. I was told this is mostly Merlot but I clearly detect a good bit of Cabernet Franc in the mix which I suspect did not ripen as well as the Merlot and gave this a slightly unripened green and bitter edge.

Good overall. More of a food wine than a sipper. I doubt I'd buy more.

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