Chateau de Reignac Cuvee Speciale 2002

Bordeaux Red Blends from Bordeaux, France

$34.99
Item No. 79742
  • red wine
  • RP91
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2004
  • ST90
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Winemaker's Notes

"The 2002 Reignac exhibits a saturated purple color as well as copious quantities of sweet black currant fruit intertwined with espresso, cocoa, and toasty oak characteristics. Medium-bodied and deep, with loads of concentration along with background spice and structure, it should drink well for 10-12 years. One cannot praise proprietor Yves Vatelot enough for the extraordinary quality he achieves from this Bordeaux Superieur vineyard."
-Wine Advocate 88-91 Barrel Sample

Learn About Chateau de Reignac

Chateau de Reignac sits atop the highest point in the parish of Saint Loubes, overlooking a 135-hectare clay and gravel rise that includes a single 80-hectare block of vines. The original chateau was built by Seigneur Baude de Peyron in the 16th century. It was remodeled in the 18th and 19th centuries. In the late 1800s, a central courtyard was added that features his...

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Learn About Other Bordeaux

A few extra appellations: Bourg & Blaye These two appellations are just across the Gironde river from the Haut-Medoc - a bit northwest of St-Émilion and its satellites. Bourg is the smaller appellation, nestled under the much bigger Blaye. Both have AC status, Cotes de Bourg AC and Cotes de Blaye AC. One step up on the AOC chain is the Premieres Cotes de Blaye AC, producing...

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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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Winemaker's Notes "An amazing accomplishment for a Bordeaux Superieur, Reignac's 2000, a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, ...
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Winemaker's Notes "The 2001 is a worthy rival to the 2000, which I believe is the finest Reignac yet produced. ...
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