- Type: Red
- Country: France
- Region: Bordeaux
- Vintage: 2015
- Producer: Château Olivier
- Primary grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
- Bottle size: 75cl
- List price: £36.91
- Code: 37643
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Oaked, intense, concentrated reds
- Full-flavoured and mature cheeses e.g. Cheddar, Cheshire, Edam, Gouda. Manchego, parmesan, Pont l’Évêque
- Bay leaf, black pepper, chives, mint, nutmeg, rosemary, thyme
- Grilled, roasted, seared, braised game: boar, duck, grouse, pheasant, venison. Beef, lamb
- Full-flavoured cream- or cheese-based sauces e.g. parmesan. Intense wild mushroom, casserole or jus sauces
- Some good combinations are possible with spicy foods but careful experimentation is required
- Usually vegetables will be supporting a full-flavoured meat or dominating sauce. Hearty lentil dishes. Rich, wild mushroom dishes
About the Wine
This cracking red Wine by Château Olivier is crafted in the Pessac-Léognan area of Bordeaux. Available in 75cl bottles, supplied by SAMAZEUILH. Château Olivier Pessac-Léognan Cru Classé Rouge is an interesting wine, made from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. This wine has a cork closure and is now available to order via MC Live. Cabernet-dominated claret, an elegant partner for grilled beef, roast lamb, and game.
A full bodied and powerful grape variety with a lot of tannin. It ages very well and like Merlot is bottled as a single varietal or used to give blended wines ‘backbone’ structure and longevity. Classic flavour characteristics include blackcurrant, black cherry, green pepper, chocolate and cedar wood.
- Black Cherry
- Black Currant
- Green Peppercorn
Following on from a fantastic vintage the year before, French vineyards endured a mixed bag of weather conditions in the early part of the growing season followed by a long, hot summer which produced some memorable wines, even to rival to the excellence of the previous year.Explore France