Bergerac Rouge Eleve en Futs d Chene 2014
Made from a blend of 80% Merlot, 10% Malbec and 10% Cabernet Franc, the wine has been aged in oak barrels for over a year which gives it a softness and complexity lacking in lighter wines. deep purple in colour, almost black, the aromas are of ripe red and black fruits with some vanillin notes from the oak ageing. Good with a variety of meals including grilled meats, confit de canard, casseroles etc.
20% discount off any 12 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..