It is inevitable that I will have a glass of wine or two with dinner during the week. It’s really nice when my mid-week wine is delicious, food-friendly, and priced under $15. This is exactly the case with 2011 Chateau La Rame Bordeaux. Chateau La Rame is among the oldest and most renowned properties in the Sainte Croix du Mont appellation of Bordeaux. The vineyards for this bottle are at the base of the hillside vineyards and are composed of sand, limestone, and clay.
A blend of 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet from Bordeaux. 13% alcohol and retailing for around $13. For more info, visit the importer Rosenthal Wine Merchant.
Pouring a dark ruby color in the glass, this Bordeaux begins with earthy aromas of red cherries, tobacco, and spice. The palate is medium-bodied, smooth, and offers straight-forward tastes of red fruit and spice. An easy drinking, mid-week wine that will definitely help you make it to Friday!