Chateau le Trouillet Bergerac 2016

The perfect red for those looking for a great value Bordeaux style that is ready to drink.

Bergerac, just west of Bordeaux , is famous for making wines using the same grape varieties and in a similar style but without the often hefty price tag. Chateau le Trouillet is a small 5th generation family-owned property located on a hillside in the town of Gageac Rouillac, with just 22 hecatres of vineyards. The wine is unoaked and instead aged 6-8 months in steel tanks, giving a fresher more fruit-forward style, ideal for a Bordeaux-style wine that is ready to drink now.

£8.95
Chateau le Trouillet Bergerac 2016
Chateau le Trouillet Bergerac 2016
Tasting Notes

This generous blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc has plenty of red, blackberry and plum fruit. Velvety smooth, with rounded tannins and, being medium bodied and unoaked, this is the perfect red for those looking for a Bordeaux style that is ready to drink. Great with beef, hard cheeses and game dishes. Drink now till 2020.

At A Glance
Country Of Origin France
Region Bergerac
Grape Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot
Vintage 2016
Producer Chateau le Trouillet
ABV 13.5%
Style Medium-Bodied
Volume 75cl
Closure Cork
Food Pairing Beef, Cheese
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