Chateau Petit Bois
- Lussac-Saint-Emilion 2010
- Merlot, Cabernet Franc
- France > Bordeaux
- Red, Dry, Medium-Bodied, Fruity, Rich
- Pair supple Saint-Emilions wines with flavorful meat dishes and savory tews.
- Great with roasted chicken, duck or game hen.
- Match with meatballs, meatloaf or meat pies.
- Eggplant lasagna too.
Nose: Medium Intensity, developing, licorice, red fruits, violets
Mouth: Medium-Full Bodied, dry, medium acidity, average tannin, moderate-high intensity, medium finish, plum, cherry, forest floor
- The most northern of the satellite regions that surround Saint-Emilion, Lussac-Saint-Emilion, with roots (literally) going back to the Romans (specifically Luccius) is the 2nd largest in size and production, with vineyards on plateaus, gentle slopes and valley floors. Merlot dominates, with Cabernet Franc lending support. Petit Bois' 2010 is rich, plummy and prototypically Bordeaux.
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