2015 Médoc Cru Bourgeois (Vieux Robin, Chateau)
Chateau Vieux Robin, Médoc Cru Bourgeois, Bordeaux, France 201555% Cab Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 3% Cab Franc, 2% Petit Verdot GLEAMING BLACKBERRY & CASSIS, CHISELED & STURDY, LIGHTLY HERBACEOUS The Médoc’s Bégadan, on the banks of the Gironde, is a one of the most revered wine-producing enclaves within these northernmost reaches of the Cabernet-centric territories of Bordeaux known collectively as the left bank. True to reputation, this outing from Vieux Robin features firm tannins and lively acidity albeit with riper fruit than the northern Médoc is sometimes associated with, making for a beautiful balance. Get your bourgeois on! Serving Suggestions: Venison carpaccio drizzled w/ citrus, bone marrow, & mustard sauce. Shiitake & shallot tempura w/ ponzu sauce.