Details

  • Type: Red
  • Country: France
  • Region: Bordeaux
  • Vintage: 2014/2015
  • Producer: Château de Barbe
  • Primary grape: Merlot
  • Secondary grape: Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Bottle size: 75cl
  • List price: £10.81
  • Code: 31633
Barrel

Expression

Oaked, intense, concentrated reds

Roasted Lamb
Black Pepper
  • 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 red wine is made by Château de Barbe in Bordeaux. A Merlot based Claret, supple, juicy and versatile with elegant chicken, beef, lamb and vegetable dishes. It is created with mosty Merlot grapes. You shouldn't find this wine anywhere else, it is exclusive to Matthew Clark. Supplied by SC Villeneuvoise.

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