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CHATEAU BONNET, BORDEAUX 2013

Chateau Bonnet RedColor: Red

Type: Dry

Trademark: André Lurton

Blend: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Location: Bordeaux

Country: France

Price: 16,50 €

Description: Lovely deep garnet-red color with violet highlights. At the nose, elegant, with appealing hints of red fruit (raspberry and redcurrant) and a slight smokiness. Starts out smooth and round on the palate, going on to reveal delicious fresh fruit aromas, as well as hints of blackcurrant and clove. The aftertaste is every bit as good, with a touch of vanilla.

Combined: This wine goes beautifully with beef, lamb, delicatessen meats, etc.

DRAPPIER CHAMPAGNE CARTE D’OR BRUT 375ml

ch05_1Color: White

Type: Champagne

Trademark: Drappier

Blend: 75% Pinot Noir, 15% Chardonnay, 10% Meunier

Location: Urville

Country: France

Price: 19 €

Description: The Carte d’Or cuvée is the very expression of the Drappier style. With its very high proportion of Pinot Noir, one is almost tasting a Blanc de Noirs. Champagne with a fine aromatic richness, it opens with aromas of stoned fruits such as white vineyard peach. A spicy hint announces a powerful and complex palate. A vinous Champagne of lovely complexity with a characteristic note of quince jelly.

Combined: Ideal as an aperitif. At the table it goes with white meats, rolled fish fillets, Chaource cheese. Serve at 7°C.

Drappier Champagne, Blanc de blancs

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Color: White

Type: Champagne

Trademark: Drappier

Blend: 95% Chardonnay, 5% Blanc Vrai

Location: Urville

Country: France

Price: 40 €

Description: The nose brings to mind white peach and pear but also more floral notes such as peony. On the palate a mineral Champagne, lightly biscuity, creamy, supple, seductive.

Combined: Ideal as an aperitif. At the table it goes superbly with white meats, chilled smoked salmon with citrus fruits, tagliatelle with scallops. Serve at 7°C.