|Winery:||Château de l'Estang|
|Region:||France » Bordeaux » Côtes de Castillon|
Château de l'Estang
Another so-called "sleeper of the vintage", this Côtes de Castillon does indeed deliver for the price: similar to some St-Emilion if one might be so bold. The colour is of medium depth with red fruit (perhaps strawberry) and Merlot clearly dominating ...
- Snoothrank: Avg. Price $16.99
- Snoothrank: Avg. Price $9.99
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The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...
“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
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Chateau de l'Estang Cotes de Castillon-Bordeaux Futures France Bordeaux-Cotes de Castillon Merlot Blend 2009Snoothrank:
This wine can be very tannic, so I'd advise decanting and letting it sit out a while to unwind. I poured it 4 hour before dinner, and the result was excellent. When it comes out of its shell, it is a big-bodied red with an nice balance of merlot lushness and cab acidity and structure. It's great alone or with foods such as roasted meats, chi... Read More
Another so-called "sleeper of the vintage", this Côtes de Castillon does indeed deliver for the price: similar to some St-Emilion if one might be so bold. The colour is of medium depth with red fruit (perhaps strawberry) and Merlot clearly dominating the flavour profile. Sufficient grip to survive up to 5 years but this is not necessary: the ba... Read More
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Smooth, plummy, flowers. Chewy. Smoky finish. Read More
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