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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

How Good is Tutiac’s Carrelet d’Estuaire Rosé?


Wine Evaluate 2017 Les Vignerons de Tutiac ‘Carrelet d’Estuaire’ Bordeaux Rosé, France

Rating: 86/100

Carrelet d’Estuaire is a pink rosé wine made by Bordeaux cooperative vineyard Les Vignerons de Tutiac, from 100% Merlot grapes grown primarily round the suitable financial institution’s Northern space of Bordeaux’ viticultural area.

As a enjoyable anecdote, promotional pink Citroen vans branded as Carrelet d’Estuaire Rosé tour the Bordeaux area throughout the summer season season in Bordeaux, permitting locals and vacationers to style and uncover the model.

The wine was made utilizing the direct urgent approach, urgent the entire grapes with out prolonged pores and skin contact.

It’s packaging and label is impressed by landscapes and the normal fishermen’s buildings discovered alongside the Garonne/Gironde estuary close to Bordeaux.

General Evaluate & Wine Tasting Notes

With a fragile and comparatively pale salmon pink shade, this rosé wine incorporates a discrete fragrant profile, with recent, clear and fruity aromas of pomegranate, pink grapefruit and lime.

The palate is dry with a crisp citrusy acidity strengthened by refined salivating phenolics that give it a velvety texture and a salty, barely bitter end.

The entire seems like a crisp and zesty dry rosé, dominated by grapefruit and lime flavors

It delivers a clear and pure fruitiness from pear and apple notes, with a food-friendly mineral and delicately salty savory edge.

It’s light-bodied and considerably watery in texture, which really leads to a optimistic right here, making it a simple and refreshing, thirst-quenching sip along with your summer season barbecues, salads, and different summery dishes.

A easy but pleasing rosé drink, made for food-pairing with tasty entrées and antipasti.

Get pleasure from 🙂

Julien Miquel

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Carrelet d’Estuaire Rosé Label Photographs