Chateau Poulvere 2010 Bergerac Rouge

There are so many great values coming out of Bergerac yet so many wine drinkers have never explored what this sub-region in South West France has to offer.  I just had the chance to uncork a bottle of Chateau Poulvere 2010 Bergerac Rouge and was impressed with what I tasted.  This blend of 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon is an excellent choice for mid-week sipping.

Chateau Poulvere 2010 Bergerac Rouge
Chateau Poulvere 2010 Bergerac Rouge

Tasting Notes

This red, aromatic Bergerac opens with notes of licorice and berries.  The smooth palate features influences of licorice, strawberry, blueberry, red currant, and dark cherry with a lingering, spicy finish.  A fantastic find for a mere $10 a bottle.  If you haven’t explored wines from Bergerac, I highly suggest you do so!  (13% alcohol)

My Wine Rating – B+

Food Pairing Suggestions – Pair with sausage, grilled chicken, or pork…it is a great grilling companion!

 

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