This week’s Wine of the Week is a great value Bordeaux

Chateâu Peyredoulle (it’s pronounced pay-ra-do)

Grape varieties: 85% Merlot, 6% Malbec, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Petit Verdot.

Region: Bordeaux

Vintage: 2011

Price: £10.99

About the region: Bordeaux is the biggest fine wine region in the world – with over 10,000 different wine producers. The red wine grape varieties grown in Bordeaux are: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot. Almost all Bordeaux wines is blended wine: that’s wine made from two or more grapes.

About the wine: An excellent value red from Bordeaux’s famous right bank. Chateâu Peyredoulle was one of the few successful Bordeaux wines of 2011.

Notes: A beautiful red colour with shades of fuschia, Chateâu Peyredoulle boasts a complex fruity nose with blackberry and rose aromas. It has a long, well-balanced finish, and delicious notes of red cherries.

Drink with: Chateâu Peyredoulle is better enjoyed with food. It goes perfectly with beef, rich meals, and hard cheeses.

Price: £10.99

So, that’s this week’s Wine of the Week. If you’re looking for a great value Bordeaux I highly recommend it. I’d love to hear your thoughts too so please remember to post comments here, on Facebook and Twitter, or simply leave a review on the product page.

Santé!

Julian

Wine Buyer

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