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Left Bank Red

LeftBank-Red

BORDEAUX, FRANCE

MERLOT 60%, CABERNET SAUVIGNON 40%

COLOUR:

Intense ruby with purple hues.

AROMAS:

Blackcurrant flavour with fine vanilla and cedar notes.

PALATE:

Medium body, well-rounded, intense plum and mineral aromas.

AGEING POTENTIAL:

This wine is drinking perfectly now but will improve with further bottle ageing from vintage of five to eight years.

BACKGROUND:

The left bank of the Gironde that flows through France’s greatest wine region, Bordeaux, is home to the Cabernet Sauvignon grape, now grown the world over. This excellent grape variety excels here and supported by Merlot underpins the great clarets of the region. Left bank is made by the Vignobles Ducourt, one of the finest producers in Bordeaux and it expresses all of the wonderful characteristics of this classic Old World region.

FOOD MATCH:

This wine is the perfect partner for grilled or roast meats, especially beef or pork.

WINE ANALYSIS:

Alcohol 12.5%

Titratable acidity 2.7g/litre

pH 3.66

Residual Sugar 0.3g/litre

WINEMAKER:

Jeremy Ducourt, Vignobles Ducourt