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Château Vrai Caillou 2014 Wine Review

Château Vrai Caillou 2014

Château Vrai Caillou 2014

Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Château Vrai Caillou

Agent: FWM Canada

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A phenomenal value for the price! You just don't get Bordeaux this good this inexpensive. Aromas of cassis, wild black currant and smoke. Pair with a rare steak.

This Château Vrai Caillou 2014 was reviewed on April 25, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Melanie Aubert rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This 50% merlot Bordeaux blend has nice cherry, blackberry, vegetal, smokey and slightly oaky notes. Medium tannins and acidity. Would pair nicely with a Sunday roast.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Smoky cherry, raspberry and cranberry aromas. The flavour is tart cherry, with young grippy tannins and medium acidity.
Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A little green, but still some nice cherry and black tea notes. 87 points. (www.ottawawinejournal.com)

1 Member would buy this wine again

 

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