Ch. Petit Bocq Saint-Estephe 2000

Bordeaux Red Blends from St. Estephe, Bordeaux, France

$24.99
Item No. 54645
  • red wine
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

The year 2000 was without any doubt the last year to have been selected as "Vintage of the century", and this 2000 proves all expectations. A blend of Merlot (65%), Cabernet Sauvignon (32%) and Cabernet France (3%) aged in French oak for 12 months - 40% new barrels. The Merlot is perfectly ripe, concentrated, and sometimes candied. The habernets, harvested one week later, had a crispy skin, firm, dense but fine and silky tannins. The sugar/acid balance is ideal and the colours are impressive.

Learn About Ch. Petit Bocq

Petit Bocq came into existence in 1972 and owes its name to the vineyard plot located in the locality called Bocq and also to its small size of slightly less than two hectares of old Merlot vinestocks nestling in the hamlet of Marbuzet. Ther is no chateau: only a sort of small shed, or as can sometimes be heard from the St. Emilion side, a garage wine. Excluded from the...

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Learn About St. Estephe

(saint ess-TEFF) Rugged Northerner St.-Estephe is the northernmost of the 4 communes hugging the Dordogne river in the Northern Haut-Medoc area of Bordeaux. While the appellation has no premier crus (first growths) of its own, it's southernmost chateau, Cos d'Estournel, is a highly acclaimed second growth, geographically separated from the famed Lafite-Rothschild in Pauillac by...

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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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