Tasting Note: Dourthe La Grande Cuvée red 2018 is deep, dark, ruby-red. Complex aromatics allying notes of ripe fruits such as morello cherries and figs with hints of toast. Initially rounded, the wine reveals remarkable elegance on the mid-palate, together with noticeable, yet perfectly measured and integrated tannins on the finish. This is a classic exemplar from a vintage which while hot, is not lacking in poise.
Food Matching: Red and white meat (entrecôte bordelaise, minute steak, beef tartare, neck of lamb, leg of mutton, duck magret), vegetables and side dishes (gratin dauphinois), cheese.
Grape variety: Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot.
Vinification: stainless fermentation.
Ageing: in french barrels, 225L, 12 months.
Residual sugar: 0.8g/l.
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