Ch. Peybonhomme-Les-Tours, L'Atypic de Peybonhomme
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Ch. Peybonhomme-Les-Tours, L'Atypic de Peybonhomme - 2019

Item # 27445 750mL
$15.96/ Single Bottle
$191.52 $172.37/ Case of 12
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Production Methods



Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

Tasting Notes

The Atypic is only made in the most ideal of vintages. This cuvée is atypical due to its blend of Malbec and Cabernet Franc. It is unfiltered so expect some natural sediment at the bottom of the bottle. The wine sees no oak contact.

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Staff Pick Notes

This delicious Côtes de Blaye red from Rachel Hubert is an instant classic for me. Earning it's "Atypic"al moniker as a right-bank Bordeaux with no Merlot or Cabernet Sauvignon, blending instead Malbec with Cabernet Franc to fantastic results. The grapes are co-fermented in a concrete tank, developing into luscious flavors of plums, dark berries, and black pepper that go down with luxurious ease. The wine is not released every year, but rather only when the vintage is exceptional, and this 2017 is drinking beautifully. Versatile enough to suit the needs of many a menu, but I would barbecue some chicken or serve this up with Thanksgiving dinner. A fresh, unoaked, and very satisfying wine.

- MM

About the Producer

Catherine and Jean-Luc Hubert are proprietors of Chateau Peybonhomme les Tours in the Cotes de Blaye and Chateau La Grolet in the Cotes de Bourg.

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