Country: Bordeaux, France
Region: Haut-Medoc, Bordeaux
Grapes Varieties: 55% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot, 5% Petit Verdot
Alcohol Percentage: 13%
Wine Rating: 90/100 (Wine Enthusiast), 92-93/100 (VerdeVin), 1 Star 2015 Vintage (Le Guide Hachette des Vins 2019)
Vinification: Oak matured for 12 to 18 months
Tasting Nose: From an outstanding vintage, the wine is a dark, purple red with a violet hue and almost black core. Pure and juicy fruit on the nose. On the palate, a pleasant approach with silky character and ripe tannins, good length.
Food Pairing: Pair with delicately spiced dishes, roast lamb, rib steak, roast wood pigeon, tournedos with bone marrow, or rabbit terrine with figs. With hard cheeses, try farmhouse Cantal, Beaufort, mature Gouda and vintage Comté.
About the Winery:
Chateau Lamothe Bergeron is a wine producer situated in Bordeaux's Haut-Medoc, between Margaux and Saint-Julien. The chateau's grand wine was first classed as Cru Bourgeois Superieur in the 19th century, a title it still holds today. Depending on the vintage, the wine is a classic Bordeaux blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot in varying proportions.