***2009: silver medal Bordeaux & gold medal Paris***
Country: France Region: Bordeaux
Varietal: 85% Merlot – 10% Cabernet Sauvignon – 5% Malbec
Vintage: 2016 Colour: Red Style: Dry
Producer: Chateau La Plaige
Château La Plaige sits on a hillside overlooking the river Dordogne on the eastern edge of the Bordeaux appellation. The combination of clay and limestone in the soil means that the owner Frédéric Naud can make a wine that is powerful and elegant at the same time.
It's a blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon in the superb 2016 vintage.
delivers fruit scents and flavors of cassis, blackberry, dark cherry, vanilla, black cherry, coffee bean, spice and licorice. It is concentrated, powerful, firm and tannic.
Food Matches: Red Meat / Beef / Lamb / Blue Cheese