Ch. Le Moulin, Pomerol
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Ch. Le Moulin, Pomerol - 2010

Item # 31703 750mL
$99.96/ Single Bottle
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Tasting Notes

A spicy, full-bodied Bordeaux from Pomerol. Château Le Moulin is named after a 19th century windmill that adorns the property. Showing evolution but still a wine to hold for many years to come. Grab a bottle if you're looking for a classic Pomerol.


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Staff Pick Notes

There’s a lot of weak Merlot out there giving the grape a bad name. Merlot is produced all over the globe, often without abandon, creating wines that are less than scintillating. What is real Merlot like? Pomerol! Pomerol wine laws restrict yields so that their wines show Merlot’s inherent richness. Roasted hickory nuts, freshly laid asphalt, licorice, stewed plums & currants, with a pinch of tobacco. Lay all of these flavors on a silken texture and you quickly understand why Pomerol has always had a following.

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Merlot

The next time you hear someone say they never touch Merlot, tell them that it's too bad, because you were just about to open a few bottles of Château Pétrus and Le Pin, and you have no one to share them with. Some wine drinkers are quick to dismiss varieties that become too fashionable, but Merlot is popular for good reason. It has one of the most impressive and distinctive textures of any wine,...

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Bordeaux

Situated on the mid-Atlantic coast of France around the Gironde river, Bordeaux is home to some of the most legendary wines on earth. There are (for all intents and purposes) five grape varieties permitted under French wine law for red Bordeaux: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, and, very infrequently, Petit Verdot and Malbec. For white Bordeaux, only three varieties are permitted:...

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Cabernet Franc

Relegated to moderate obscurity in modern times, Cabernet Franc is in fact the proud parent of the attention-hogging Cabernet Sauvignon (after an illicit affair with Sauvignon Blanc a hundred-odd years ago). Cabernet Franc has remained close to its roots in France, enjoying small pockets of popularity primarily in the Loire Valley (specifically in Chinon), where it is often bottled as a varietal...

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