LCBO Sale Wine of the Week: August 1st
2016 Chateau Saint-Germain Bordeaux Supérieur AOC (France)
Sale $14.75, Regular $
Discount (until August 19): $2.00
LCBO #152587 | 750 mL bottle
Tastes like: Beautiful ruby red colour. A fine and expressive nose with aromas of cassis, violet and spices including cloves, cinnamon and liquorice. Round and concentrated in the mouth with a good structure, soft tannin with a long fruity finish
Pairs with: Perfect with grilled meat and cheese
Good for: Too good not to share. Best enjoyed with friends with some grilled favs.
Why we're drinking this
The château was bought by the Weber family in the 50s, before winemaking this family specialized in the cultivation of oranges in north Africa.This Bordeaux offering was pleasant surprise! Not an overly complex wine. It is well balance and easy to drink. Mild fruit flavours of sour cherry and raspberry, with stronger fresh herbal flavours of tarragon and rosemary.
Clear medium ruby colour; black cherry and currant with light oak spice aromas; medium body, dry wine, cherry fruit and oak spice flavours to finish.
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