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How Good is Tutiac’s Au Pin Blaye Merlot?


Wine Evaluation of 2014 Cave des Vignerons de Tutiac Merlot Lieu-Dit Au Pin, Blaye Cote de Bordeaux pink wine, France

Rating: 90/100 Factors

This pink Bordeaux wine by the Tutiac cooperative vineyard within the Blaye space of the Northern Bordeaux area, is comprised of 100% Merlot grapes, chosen from a number of the greatest vineyards owned by the vignerons.

After fermentation and an extended maceration on skins (for about 30 days), the wine was transferred into 100% new French oak barrels for 15 months of ageing.

It comes beneath the Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux appellation at round 12.5% alcohol by quantity content material (abv).

Total Wine Evaluation & Tasting Impressions

A really nice and fulfilling Bordeaux wine, offering a really basic expression of Bordeaux, a candy/savory sensation of pink berry fruit mixed with grilled meat tones, oak and spices.

In reality, sipping this Blaye Merlot, you get the impression you’re having fun with and tasting a extra prestigious-sounding Saint-Emilion wine.

That includes some ageing and evolution characters, it but shows the freshness and vibrancy of vibrant fruit, and the silkiness we get pleasure from in Merlot wine.

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Full Tasting Notes

This Bordeaux Merlot is available in a relatively darkish pink coloration, trying almost black to the core. Not trying tremendous dense or concentrated, however with a beautiful darkish pink coloration, an interesting black/pink coloration.

The nostril smells savory and meaty in addition to full of life and fruity.

The basic and typical darkish cherry notes we like to search out in Merlot wine, come coated in a savory, roasted meat-like, and yeasty aromas considerably like roasted rooster and/or marmite.

Some black pepper with natural touches of thyme and rosemary, make for a tempting, ripe, and fruity but spicy and relatively deep a nostril.

A basic barely aged Bordeaux wine fragrant profile. Fulfilling and intriguing to scent, with layers of complexity and depth!

The palate follows swimsuit, dry and savory, that includes a lusciously-soft velvety tannic texture, an oily physique that delivers juiciness from a salty acidity, in addition to richness from highly effective ripe black cherry flavors.

The relatively lengthy and layered end gives loads of candy spices, cherry liqueur and combined berries, with well-integrated touches of oaky vanilla and caramel.

Get pleasure from 🙂

Julien Miquel

Tutiac Au Pin Blaye Merlot Label Photographs

Cave des Vignerons de Tutiac Lalande Bellevue Merlot, Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux


Rating: 85/100

This Bordeaux purple wine is made by the dynamic Cave de Tutiac cooperative vineyard within the Northern a part of the Bordeaux wine nation, from 100% Merlot grapes.

This 2015 classic comes with an alcohol content material of 12.5% abv.

Tasting Notes

With a brilliant purple shade of medium depth, trying youthful with purple hues, this Bordeaux purple from the Northern Blaye space has a lifted fruity nostril that includes exact bitter cherry aromas. Extra importantly, it smells and feels somewhat spicy boast notes of white pepper and inexperienced chili aplenty.

The palate is delicate and comparatively spherical as anticipated from Merlot, on a comparatively mild physique and tannic density. It is a dry Merlot in an acidic and extra savory than candy/opulent expression.

Properly made, the aromas of cherry and purple berries marry touches of caramel and clove for an pleasing, clear and exact entire.

A wine to pair with grilled meats and different beneficiant dishes.

Its savoriness and marked acidity, in addition to its barely drying salivating really feel, and the dominant pepperiness will enable it to chop by means of the richness of the meals and supply a satisfying thirst-quenching fruity expertise.

Take pleasure in 🙂

Julien Miquel

Cave Tutiac Lalande Bellevue Merlot