Chateau Senilhac Haut-Medoc 2003

Bordeaux Red Blends from Medoc, Bordeaux, France

Item No. 90662
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

Keeping with the tradition of Bordeaux's left bank, this wine is primarily Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine has an intense ruby red color and resembles a more traditional Bordeaux style with strong tannin structure that will enable good aging. The nose displays black currants and mint. Good fruit balance on the palate along with herb and spice character. This is a powerful yet seductive Bordeaux. It's a young wine so it will benefit from decanting first. A great steak wine! Blend: 65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc.

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martha trevino - San Antonio, TX (read all my reviews)

Wow, you know I usually do not buy wines under $20.00 just way too much bad luck, but I decided to give this one a try because it was on sale for $12.95... I SHOULD HAVE GOTTEN MORE!!! Sure enough, when I went back to check, vintage sold out. This happens to me all the time. Anyway, it's great red by itself, I had it with dinner of course (meats and cheese).
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Learn About Chateau Senilhac

Located a few miles from St. Estephe, Château Sénilhac was already a large estate at the end of the 19th century. In 1938, The Grassin family purchased Château Sénilhac with only 10 acres planted. The present owner, Michel Grassin, inherited the estate in 1972 and planted 50 acres in one unbroken lot and constructed a new cellar in the old building.

Learn About Medoc

(MEH-dok) Mecca of Wine Medoc is the region that encompasses the smaller appellations of Pauillac, Margaux, St.-Estephe & St.-Julien. As a larger appellation, it contains many chateaux that are the same style of the smaller appellations, but at a smaller price. There are two regions of the Medoc - the Bas Medoc (or lower-Medoc) and the Haut Medoc (or upper-Medoc) - so given the...

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Learn About Bordeaux Red Blends

Bordeaux Blends The Fab Five With so much history under its belt, it's no wonder that Bordeaux has figured out the recipe to produce amazing wines. Centuries of making (and drinking) wine led to the blend that has become synonomous with Bordeaux. Winemakers in the New World replicate this formula to create successful blends in their respective regions - you may see Bordeaux blends...

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