Domaine De L'aurage Cotes De Castillon 2015 750ml
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Domaine De L'aurage Cotes De Castillon 2015

Cotes De Castillon - Bordeaux - France

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Rated 93 by Jeb Dunnuck
Made by the Mitjavile family of Tertre Rôteboeuf and from the Castillon region, the 2015 Domaine de L'Aurage is primarily Merlot blended with 10% Cabernet Franc that was raised all in new oak. It unquestionably has a ripe, modern style with plenty of oak, yet it displays a stunning perfume of crème de cassis and black raspberries intermixed with spice, white truffle, and flowers. It’s deep, full-bodied, and seamless, with ripe tannins, and is a killer wine that’s going to benefit from 2-4 years of cellaring and keep for 15+ years. It’s a gem.
Rated 92 by Wine Advocate
The 2015 Domaine de L'Aurage, the Côtes de Castillon from Louis Mitjavile, has a fragrant and pure blackberry and wild hedgerow scented nose, not intense but very well defined. The palate is supremely well balanced with fine tannin, a little powdery in texture with a hint of dark chocolate complementing the red berry fruit towards the composed and refined finish. What an absolutely beautiful wine in the making.
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Region: Bordeaux

There are few wine regions in the world with a reputation as glowing and well established as that of the Bordeaux, in France. Situated mainly around the Dordogne and Gironde rivers, Bordeaux makes the most of its humid climate and rich, clay and gravel based soils to grow some of the finest examples of red and white grape varietals on earth. Wineries in this region have been in operation for hundreds of years, and have carefully developed the expertise required for the production of carefully balanced and utterly delicious blended red and white wines, alongside some exceptional single variety bottles. Many of the chateaux found in Bordeaux have become household names, due to their prestige and the excellence of their products, grown with love and dedication by heritage wineries in this beautiful and special region.

Country: France

Year in, year out, France enjoys its prestigious reputation as the producer of the finest wines in the world. With a wine making history which spans several thousand years and owes its expertise to the Romans, it comes as little surprise that this most highly esteemed of the Old World wine countries continues to impress and enchant both novices and experts to this day. Despite the rise in quality of wines from neighboring European countries, not to mention the New World, the French wine industry continues to boom, with up to eight billion bottles being produced in recent years. However, France prides itself on always putting quality before quantity, and the wide range in fine produce is a testament to the dedication and knowledge of the wineries across the country. Indeed, from rich and complex reds to light and aromatic white wines, French wines are as varied and interesting as they are enjoyable to drink, making this country a firm favorite for wine lovers across the globe.