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CHÂTEAU VRAI CAILLOU 2016 AC Bordeaux Supérieur
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Deep purple colour. Bright, slightly spicy, somewhat shy, ripe plum nose with some sandalwood notes. Dry, medium bodied, quite well structured, tangy, slightly spicy, fairly ripe, plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, crisp, fairly high acid finish. This ready-to-drink blend of 50% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Cabernet Franc has 12.5% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar. A REPEAT of the 2016 that last appeared in Vintages (not presented) on March 16, 2019 at $15.95. TONY ASPLER / 88.5-points / BEST BUY - Smoky, cedary, spicy, oaky, currant nose; medium-bodied, dry, earthy, plum flavour; firmly structured. CSPC 348292
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Fam Win
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Rating **(87.5 points)
Tangy, Ready
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: This estate has more than 200 acres of vines divided between red and white grapes. A dense wine, this is richly structured with the firm tannins of the vintage plus red-berry fruits. It should be ready from 2020. Score - 88 (Roger Voss, Wine Enthusiast, Nov. 1, 2019) Price $ 15.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - February 8, 2020
Cases bought 699 (12 bottles per case)

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