The recent blind tasting for the 10th Year anniversary of the Côtes de Bordeaux sees two Château de Claribès wines selected.
Jane Anson, Decanter’s Bordeaux correspondent, conducted the tasting of wine from across all the whole Côtes de Bordeaux family.
Seven white wines made it through to the final selection. Château de Claribès cent pour cent Sauvignon 2018 is one of the seven selected. It achieved the second highest rating in the blind tasting, scoring 91 points.
Five red wines from Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux made it onto the list. In this category, Château de Claribès wines selected include Marpeau 2017, gaining a score of 89 points.
In Janes words “It’s now 10 years since the AOC Côtes de Bordeaux has brought together the winemakers of Blaye, Cadillac, Castillon, Francs and now Sainte Foy, making sense of their common approach to producing deliciously fruity, unfussy, affordable wines that almost invariably have real families behind them, winemakers that live onsite in their estates and work outside in their own vineyards or in their cellars every day.”
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You will find the tasting notes and 91 point rating on the Sauvignon Cent pour Cent here.
The wine is available for delivery from the online shop, at the Maison des Vins in Sainte Foy La Grande and many of our local restaurants. Call in for a tour and tasting here at the château when you are in the Bordeaux area.
Furthermore, a silver medal was awarded to our Sauvignon Cent pour Cent at the Concours de Lyon earlier this year.
Marpeau 2017 is currently available at the Maison des Vins in Sainte Foy La Grande and for special order. Also, we have a limited number of Magnums available. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for prices and more information.
Sauvignon Cent pour Cent and Marpeau 2017 are certified Biologique (Organic) by EcoCert FR-BIO-01
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