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2018 Chateau Gantonnet Bordeaux Rouge

Bordeaux, France

A charming blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc from Bordeaux. The perfect pair for your next charcuterie party, and an insane value entry point Bordeaux.

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About the Wine

Merlot-dominant mid-weight Bordeaux, this is lovely, friendly stuff from a region full of austere, stand-offish wines.

This wine is plummy, soft and approachable with a smidge of cedary tannin, that sits very well on the palate. It's robust and beautifully put together.

This wine is the perfect match for charcuterie and cheese, and to share with your friends.

About Chateau Gantonnet

Château Gantonnet dates from the 19th century. It is situated in Sainte Radegonde, a small village with its origins in the Middle Ages and within the Entre-deux-Mers region. The château is close to the Dordogne river, overlooking the village where it enjoys excellent exposure to the sun.

Its treasure-trove of vines are planted on a plateau of very fine sandy-clay soils (commonly known as “boulbènes”), and are spread over 70 hectares producing red wine and 13 hectares producing white.

The scenic view of Chateau Gantonnet
The scenic view of Chateau Gantonnet
Bordeaux, France
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From the Producer

Cold maceration from 2 to 3 days, held at 13°. Around 14 days of alcoholic fermentation, carried out gently over 10 days to obtain best volume. 1 year in vats followed by blending of the varieties before bottling.

The wine has a deep colour and the nose reveals black berry notes – blackberry and blueberry, prune, all supported by a floral touch – violet. The dense and charming mouth adopts the same register, with vanilla nuances and velvety tannins.

Blend : Merlot (70%), Cabernet Franc (30%)
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2032
Bottle Size : 750ml

Recently planted vines
Recently planted vines
Bordeaux, France
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Best value for money

Round and soft, light in tannin, probably the best value for money Bordeaux on the market

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Smooth and beautifully balanced red

Lovely smooth med-full bodied wine.. Cassis, dark berry and hint of spice that meld together in harmony …drinking wonderfully now and also prob for another 5-7 years. great value too.

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