Chateau Cap Saint Martin Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux 2015
Zing zing boom boom here ya go!! Chateau Cap Saint Martin is like a French (people who actually live in France) wine drinker's insider wine -- one of those small Bordeaux producers that gets consumed mostly in that country. BUT…not today…! We begged and cajoled, wheeled and dealed and snagged a small parcel of this tremendous, 91-POINT beauty for a melon-twisting $12. TWELVE!!
‘15 is an excellent vintage, and you can taste all the ripeness and generosity in this screaming bargain of a wine --- bring ON the blackberry jam, the vanilla bean, the cassis and perfume, all in a relatively light-on-its-feet, affable, lip-smacker of a wine. PLEASE, though --be CAREFUL. At this massively over-delivering price, you’ll be drinking it QUICK. So be aware. Man --- BORDEAUX!! Priced like this?? C’mon!!
We bought every case they would sell us, but you know how that goes…while it lasts…! Happy Holidays indeed!!
Technical DetailsCountry: France
Appellation: Blaye Cotes de Bordeaux
Blend: 95% Merlot, 5% Cabernet-Sauvignon
Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Winemaker: Pierre Ardoin
Aging/Cooperage: 18 months, 6 to 9 of which in two-year-old French oak
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