Château Dalem Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac 2009
Strolling though the 16th century estate, you will find yourself surrounded by poppies, thistles, and dandelions as you overlook the Isle River Valley. It has been said that the 2009 vintage has the potential to be the finest Chateau Dâlem has ever made. Owner and winemaker Brigitte Rulier grows her vines on hillsides facing south towards Pomerol and St. Emilion. She is known for her work of the vines, as well as for running a succesful international business. Chateau Dâlem participates in the European ISO 14001 Certification to guarantee a qualitative manner of production which respects the environment and to preserve the use of water and soil. This will delight the California wine lover.
External Reviews for Château Dalem Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac
This is always one of the most fruit forward and seductive wines made in Fronsac, and given its success in the marketplace, there seems to be no reason to change that formula. The 2009 is a bigger wine than they normally produce, given the vintage's ... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Dalem 750ml
A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Dalem 750ml
The 2009 has the potential to be the finest Dalem ever made during my tasting career, eclipsing even their brilliant 2005. While it is generally a very good, richly fruity, open-knit Fronsac, in 2009, the wine possesses unprecedented levels of densit... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Bordeaux Blend wine from Bordeaux in France. 2009 Dalem 750ml
Food Pairings for Château Dalem Red Bordeaux Blend Fronsac
It boasts a deep purple color with sweet plum, cherry, oak, and pepper on the nose. There are characteristics of medium silky tannins along with a complex fruit and oak on the palate. 2009 is a very good vintage. Pairs well with hearty fall and winter dishes such as ribs, ragouts, and Camembert and Brie cheese.