Denis Sarda Bobo Empreinte Rouge 2008

Rhone Red Blends from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Price: $18.00 $11.49
Save $6.51 (36%)
Item No. 106595
Style: Earthy & Spicy

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

Bright ruby red, with aromas of red berries with hints of white pepper. The palate is fresh, round and delicate, with fruity and generous flavors. The long finish is lightly peppery. Recommended pairing: grilled meat, fish or vegetables, T-bone steak.

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Learn About Denis Sarda Bobo

After a few years following the steps of his father as a grape grower bringing to a co-op winery, Denis Sarda Bobo decided early on to pull out entirely and launch his own winery. This move proved to be visionary and followed by many a decade later. He decided to turn the challenges of having diverse soils in the vineyards, and numerous grape varietals into a force. Denis...

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Learn About Languedoc-Roussillon

(LAHN-guh-dock) (ROO-see-yohn) For being in a country that is known for wine regulations, the Languedoc enjoys a great amount of freedom in its winemaking. With over 700,000 acres under vine, some of the most exciting and best value wines of are coming from this enormous and diverse wine region. Some refer to it as the new world of France. The region stretches along the land...

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Learn About Rhone Red Blends

The Rhone region of France has a delightful selection of red varieties. There are 22 grapes allowed in the Rhone AOC, about half of them red. Most of these varieties are used as secondary blending partners, often comprising less than 10% of the blend. The primary red players of Rhone blends are Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Most wines from the Southern Rhone use Grenache as their...

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