Chateau de Clotte 2008

Bordeaux Red Blends from Cotes de Castillon, Bordeaux, France

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Item No. 121345
Style: Big & Bold

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.

Winemaker's Notes

A blend of 30% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Franc, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 10% Malbec from the small-production estate located in the Cotes de Castillon AOC of Bordeaux.

Learn About Chateau de Clotte

Château de Clotte is a magnificent 18th century castle situated amidst 64 hectares of woods and parklands in the Côtes de Castillon appellation of Bordeaux. The Côtes de Castillon winemaking region is the eastern extension of Saint Emilion.

Because the terroir shares many of the characteristics of the terroir found in Saint Emilion, Côtes de Castillon is an up-and-coming area that has attracted not only young, dynamic winemakers, but also the old guard of Saint Emilion, most of whom have also acquired estates in the area.

Learn About Cotes de Castillon

(coat duh cass-TEE-yawn) Cote de Castillon is located just east of St-Émilion and south of Fronsac. The region is Merlot-based like its surrounding neighbors and produces great value wines. Wines of Castillon may not have the depth and elegance of a Pomerol, but they are delicious & affordable, allowing consumers to enjoy the right-bank of Bordeaux and a friendly price....

Read More About Cotes de Castillon

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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