“Simply put, the finest 2014s are utterly magnificent and well worth seeking out.”
Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
When you combine a fantastic Bordeaux vintage like 2014 with the magic of one of the world’s most sought-after wine regions, you get something very special.
Enter: this fine Saint-Emilion Grand Cru from Château Bardoulet, where they make wines with “matter, density, opulence, [and] a lot of aromatic finesse,”writes French magazine Terre de Vins.
Winemaker Jean-Philippe Fort crafted this gold medalist (Concours Agricole de Bordeaux) from hand-harvested Merlot and added small portions of of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Grown on 35-year-old vines and aged for a year in French oak barrels, it brims with ripe plum and classic cigar box notes.
Tailor-made for a special meal (we suggest garlicky lamb chops or beef tenderloin), but in short supply. Do order your share before we run out.