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Grand Vin de Reignac 2012

$78.00 per bottle

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Château de Reignac is ideally situated at the confluence of the Dordogne and Garonne Rivers (the “Entre Deux Mers”). Reignac offers a unique peculiarity: that of reuniting the best types of terroir of both the Right and the Left Banks in a single estate, which explains the qualitative consistency of its wines.

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Château de Reignac is ideally situated at the confluence of the Dordogne and Garonne Rivers (the “Entre Deux Mers”). Reignac offers a unique peculiarity: that of reuniting the best types of terroir of both the Right and the Left Banks in a single estate, which explains the qualitative consistency of its wines.

"Reignac is the standard bearer for what can be achieved by a passionate proprietor who cuts yields to a minimum, and does everything right in the cellar. This wine is the leading candidate for the finest generic Bordeaux produced year in and year out. It can compete favourably with classified growths…"

— Robert Parker

Robert Parker
Robert Parker
90 The 2012 is a serious wine — structured, deep purple, with excellent concentration, impressive purity, excellent integration of new oak, and a long finish. This is a major sleeper of the vintage and another classic offering from Reignac.
Name Grand Vin de Reignac
Vintage 2012
Type Rouge / Red
Appellation Bordeaux Supérieur
Classification None
Grape Varieties Merlot; Cabernet Franc
Format 750ml
Average Age of Vines  
Production  
Soil Gravel over clay
Winemaking 30% of the grapes is vinified in new oak barrels after cold maceration in a stainless-steel vat (patent pending Yves VATELOT). 70% vinified in both wooden and stainless-steel vats after cold maceration.
Ageing Aged in French oak barrels. The lees are regularly stirred by rotation of the barrel.
Website  
Food Pairings Beef; Mushrooms; Grilled Meat
Occasions Dinner Party; Dinner with friends
When to Drink Enjoy over the next 10 Years