Located close to the vineyards of Saint-Emilion, this château has been in the Borderie family for five generations.The house style is classic: savory and elegant with ample fruit graced with a dusting of mineral aromatics. The wines are remarkably consistent from vintage to vintage. You will be hard pressed to find a better Bordeaux under $20.
Château Les Gravières de la Brandille | Bordeaux Supérieur, France 2016
Classically rendered, dusty, balanced, thoroughly delicious “baby claret.”
- Vintage-year: 2016
- Region: Bordeaux
- Country: France
- Grape-variety: 65% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc
- Color: Red
- Size: 750ml
- Price-range: $10-25
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