Clos es Grands Moines, Lalande de Pomerol 2015 Vignobles Dubard
Made fom a blend of 80% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc & 10% Cabernet Sauvignon this wine from the commune next door to Pomerol shares most of th characteristics of its famous neighbour, namely wines which are deep purple in colour and with a full, round plummy mouth-feel and smooth finish. Soft tannins, a hint of earthiness and a pleasing omplexity complete the picture. This wine from the successful 2015 vintage would prove a good partner to main courses at dinner parties e.g. rack of lamb, beef wellington, venison etc. As with most winesof this level, it is best decanted at least an hour before serving.
20% discount given off any 12 mixd bottles.
The Dubard family are family vignerons based at Chateau Laulerie in St Meard de Gurcon in the Dordogneidepartemen. They produce a range of wines from various vineyards which they own rangong from dry white through rose and clairette to red wines in the Bordeaux style. Indeed one of their top wines is Clos des Grands Moines from lalande de Pomerol.
The philosophy of the family is to produce modern wines which respect the traditions of the area. Chemical intervention is kept to a minimum in the vineyards and yields are relatively restiricted. The grapes grown over the estates are those familiar to fans of Bordeaux: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec.