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