6 bottles included in this collection:
Platinum & Gold Red Bordeaux Half-Case
6 bottles of award-winning red wine from France’s finest region
Surprise the Francophile on your list with this 6-bottle (2 of each) selection of award-winning reds from France’s most prestigious region. Includes Platinum Medal-winning 2014 Les Chartrons Bordeaux Rouge and 2013 Pavillon La Tourelle Bordeaux, plus Gold Medal-winning 2012 Arnozan Bordeaux Lussac-St. Emilion.
2012 Arnozan Bordeaux Lussac-St. Emilion – This Bordeaux is comprised of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, resulting in a vividly colored red wine with red ripe flavors of cherry and spice, and hints of cedar on the nose and palate. Arnozan Lussac St. Emilion Red Wine is perfectly balanced, with soft and silky tannins, and a wonderful, well-rounded finish.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 International Eastern Wine Competition
2014 Les Chartrons Bordeaux – Produced from 70% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, this indulgent blend is ideal as an aperitif or as the complement to a casual meal. Flaunting a lively cherry red color, the flavors are clean and fruity, with pronounced cherry, spice, and fresh herbs on the palate, a rounded mouthfeel, and supple tannins.
Multiple Award Winner: 94-point Platinum Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; 90-point Gold Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition
2013 Pavillon La Tourelle Bordeaux Rouge – Pavillon La Tourelle’s unique wines draw their character from the soil, climate and winemaking traditions that make up Bordeaux’s inimitable terroir. This blend of 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon is a vivid red with medium depth, and clean but intense cherry and black currant flavors. Pavillon la Tourelle is an enjoyable, supple, smooth wine with an easy finish.
Award Winner: 96-point Platinum Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition, 87-point Silver Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition