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Bordeaux Supérieur: Château d'Abzac 2015

Made from 100% Merlot, this Bordeaux Supérieur from Château d'Abzac is the fruit of our grail-like quest to find an affordable and characterful claret. Already a hit with the Yapp cognoscenti, this precocious 'Petit Château' has alluring red berry aromas preceding a palate with a wealth of cassis flavours, great concentration and fine balance.
Bottle
£13.25
Bottle (Case)
£159.00
Tasting Notes
A classic 'Bordeaux Supérieur' produced from mature rootstock grown on well-drained gravelly soil similar to that of Pomerol 6km to the South-West. Eminently approachable now and worth decanting, it has the stuffing to age well for a further 5-7 years.
About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Bordeaux
Grape Variety (Cépage) Merlot
Food & Wine Matching Lamb
Vintage 2015
Cellarage Drinking well from the off, yet will improve if cellared for 2-5 years.
Vinification Fermented in stainless steel, before an 18 month élevage in 1-3 year old barriques.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 13
Producer

Baron and Baroness d'Anglade

Owned by the d’Anglade Family for more than two centuries, Château d’Abzac is located 14km north of Libourne, close to the famous Saint-Émilion and Pomerol vineyards. It was built in the early 17th century and has not significantly changed over the years. Today it is classed as a Historic Monument and the Anglade family still resides in the Châteaux.

Baron and Baroness d'Anglade describe their wines as pleasant to drink the year following bottling, and reach their peak in the fifth year.

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Bordeaux Supérieur: Château d'Abzac - Yapp Brothers One Minute Review

Meirion Williams reviews the Bordeaux Supérieur from Château d'Abzac - from the right bank, this is a consistently good wine, from pure Merlot with four to five years bottle age. A classic aroma of blackcurrant fruit and a soft hint of mint. Ideal with cheese, pasta, roast meat or with poultry at Christmas.

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