Everyone knows the great regions of Bordeaux: Saint Émilion, Pomerol, Margaux. But tucked away along the Right Bank of Bordeaux is Cotes de Bordeaux, a region made up of five under-appreciated designations including Castillon. With a great influence from its neighbor Saint Emilion, Castillon Cotes de Bordeaux producers strive to make approachable, well-balanced, and character-driven wines at affordable prices. That's why we are excited to share with you this great value Cotes de Bordeaux from Chateau Beynat.
2014 Chateau Beynat Cotes de Bordeaux Castillon
70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Franc, this organic Bordeaux from Chateau Beynat is ruby red in color with lovely notes of wild strawberry and cherry on the nose. Medium-bodied, the palate reveals notes of red berries and black-currant with hints of oak and brown leather. Fruity and well balanced, the finish is smooth and would compliment a grilled red meat dish perfectly. A great value for the money, we highly recommend buying multiple to share with friends!