Value Bordeaux | WYPR

Value Bordeaux

Oct 17, 2018

 

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Bordeaux is arguably the king of wines, and is notoriously expensive. But there are relative bargains out there, and Hugh has found them. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.

The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60 VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

Chateau Des Leotins, Bordeaux '15 *1/2  $ GOOD VALUE

Great price for an inexpensive, surprisingly good wine 

Chateau Laroche Joubert, Cotes de Bourg '15 **  $ SURPRISING VALUE

A very accessible straightforward claret, easy to like

Chateau La Fon du Berger, Haut Médoc '12  **  $$

Well-priced ready-to-drink Bordeaux from a great appelation

Chateau Larose-Trintaudon, Haut Médoc Cru Bourgeois '12  **1/2  $$

A reliable old classic, cab sauv dominant, very tasty and mature

Chateau Rocher-Figeac, Saint-Emilion '15 *** $$ VALUE 

A superb Bordeaux with decades of aging potential

Chateau Deyrem Valentin, Margaux '15  *** $$

From celebrated Margaux, a balanced, elegant, polished claret

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

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