Jancis Robinson: Vintage 2014, 15.5/20
James Suckling: Vintage 2014, 90/100
Category: Red, medium bodied.
Appellation: Bordeaux Superieur (Right bank, Fronsac)
Grapes: Merlot (86%), Cabernet Franc (14%)
About the wine: That’s a piece of art for its price point, made by Baptiste Guinaudeau one of the best vignerons in Bordeaux also known for Chateau Lafleur in Pomerol. Grand Village is the family farm were their vision is to produce one of the best Bordeaux superieur! Aged in oak barrel for 12 months.
Taste like: Harmonious and round on the palate, black raspberries and earthy notes, spice from the ageing in barrel, coupled with fresh, sweet kirsch notes. Structured and long savoury finish.
When to drink: Drink now or in the next 10 years after vintage.
Service: 15 to 16 degrees C. Decant for 30 min to 1 hour. Use cabernet glass.
Food match: What ever you want to eat with it from a Burger to Bolognese pasta. We will also suggest pork ribs or lamb cutlets with roasted veggies.