This stunning wine gift box contains 3 x 100ml French red wines from some of the most prestigious wine estates in the Bordeaux region of France. The first tasting is Château du Taillan which is small property in the Bordeaux region. The second wine in this wine tasting box is the Château Coutet which is part of an ancient wine growing estate of Saint-Emilion. A beautiful Grand Cru red wine. The last tasting that you will enjoy will be the Château Carignan which is grown in one of the best soils in the region as it consists of sand, clay, gravel dirt iron and limestone. The gift box is made of black high quality corrugated cardboard to protect the wines inside.
Château du Taillan
This red wine is produced from a blend of grape varieties typical to the Bordeaux area: Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine-making process takes place in stainless steel vats in which we control the fermentation and ensure a strict temperature control. Château du Taillan has been a Cru Bourgeois from Haut Médoc since 1932. A beautiful blend of Cabernet Sauvignon which brings red fruits aromas, Merlot roundness close to the velvet and Cabernet Franc smoothness and spicy nuances from Bordeaux: . This charming red wine is aged in barrels for about 18 months, during that time it acquires vanilla oak notes, balance and flexibility make it a tasty wine. This red wine WIT Bottlee contains 13.5% Alc/Vol.
Château du Taillan is a family-run estate. Nowadays, the current owners are 5 sisters. They are the 5th generation of the long established Cruse family, who has owned the property since it was acquired by Henri Cruse in 1896. Situated at the gateway of the Médoc area, Château du Taillan is one of the most attractive vineyards in Gironde.
AWARDS FOR THIS WINE
– Gold Medal at Concours of Paris 2014
– Silver Medal at Concours of Bordeaux 2014
Food and wine pairing: Red meat, roast lamb, chicken with tomatoes
Variety Blend: Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon
Château Carignan – Cadillac – Côtes de Bordeaux
Dark red colour, intense and brilliant. The nose is complex with a wide range of aromas. Long and fleshy mouth that has a concentrated tannic structure revealing aromas of black fruits, cassis, blackberry, cocoa and spices for a very balanced mouth.This Chateau Carignan AOC Cadillac – Côtes de Bordeaux red wine WIT Bottle contains 13% Alc/Vol.
Château Carignan is located, 10 km East from Bordeaux city. The field covers 150 hectares of which 65 vineyards on clay-limestone hillsides covered with severe stony exposed South-West. Directed by Olivier Frulio.
Variety Blend: 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc.
Food and wine pairing: Ideal with hot entries, red meat, stews and cheese platters.
Ten kilometers away from Bordeaux neighbours to illustriouys appellations as Pomerol and Saint Emilion Chateau Carignan was established in 1452 by Poton De Xaintrailles, companion in arms of Jeanne D Arc. Chateau Carignan is the jewel of a 150 hectares Estate. Planted with 65 hectares of vine (65% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Cabernet Franc) on clay-limestone and clay- gravels slopes perched on the banks of the river Garonne.
Food and wine pairing: Hot starters ( provincial quiche), grilled lamb, traditional poultry dishes, duck, cheese platter.
Variety Blend: 44.5% Merlot, 45.5% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc.
Chateau Coutet 2008 – Saint Emilion Grand Cru
This stunning wine has a good body and a great nose. With slight hints of oaks spices, plums as well as dark cherries, this Bordeaux red wine is better appreciated after being decanted. Well balanced and with pristine elegance, this Chateau Coutet Grand Cru wine will certainly please anyone that tries it. This award winning Saint-Emilion Grand Cru red wine WIT Bottle from Bordeaux, France is a beautiful blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. The nose shows ripe, a rich mix of red and black fruits supported by the black truffle and delicious flavors. Powerful in mouth along with a great elegance, all well balanced. The tannins are ripe and rounded while providing structure for this elegant French wine.
Powerful in mouth it has an elegance with soft well rounded tannins that gives it some structure. Ideal to be tasted while enjoying the most beautiful red meat, the Château Coutet Saint Émilion Premier Cru 2008 is a wine you will certainly never forget.
Variety: 60% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc.
Food and wine pairing: Strong aged cheeses, New York Steak, Coq au Vin
AWARDS FOR THIS WINE
Silver Medal – International Wines Challenge of London 2012